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1864 Jan. 10

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to J. Peter Lesley

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Lyman informs Mr. Lesley that he will be unable to complete several of the maps for the Glace Bay survey before departing for Arizona. He requests that Mr. Lesley or Joe complete the work under the conditions of secrecy required by Mr. Belloni, and informs Mr. Lesley of an error in one of the existing maps. Two sets of "notes in regard to what is needed to be done in ... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1864 Sept. 25

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to J. Peter Lesley

Cape Breton Island (N. S.) - Lyman encloses payment for Mr. Lesley's work on a survey map for Mr. Belloni, describes the additional work being done on Belloni's coal tract, and explains new correlations between the compositions of the various coal beds. He is depressed at the time and money wasted by his original estimations of the continuity of the coal beds, complains of the amount of borin... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1868 June 29

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Prof. J. P. Lesley, Keene, N. H.

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Commenting on the rarity of Prof. Lesley's appreciation for the full utility of a set of survey maps, mentioning several of Aunt Susan's belongings left at the Hoppers', and responding to an inquiry about the Stephen's tract.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1923 Dec. 2

Campbell, W. E. D.

Letter from W. E. D. Campbell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Freetown (Sierra Leone) - Concerning a map of Sierra Leone and a recently published photograph in "The Crisis".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1870 July 12

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Mr. Lesley

Murree (Pakistan) - Lyman requests that Mr. Lesley or Mr. Dyke arrange to have letters and papers forwarded to him in Murree, asks that Mr. Dyke arrange to extend the Caveat on the Solar Compass patent, and discusses the difficulty of finishing survey maps without a local draftsman to complete the lettering.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1926 Apr. 14

World's Work

Letter from The World's Work to the NAACP

Garden City (N.Y.) - Concerning maps showing African American density by county.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1857 Mar. 23

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to J. P. Lesley, Esq.

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Lyman explains the tardiness of the tables and maps he is sending to Mr. Lesley, and discusses postage rates for the maps, a complication with copyrighting the tables and maps, and an enforced holiday due to a case of "French Measles."

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1879 May 28

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman, Yedo, Japan to Jo

Tokyo (Japan) - Lyman advises Jo on selling his house, then describes the general education and business practices of Japan's rulers, and notes an exceptional lack of security measures taken to safeguard property and belongings in Japan. He discusses the complexity of naming conventions and adoptions, gives a detailed description of the structure and adaptability of his Jinrikisha, and addre... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1961

Hugh Montgomery in Goodell addition

Hugh Montgomery seated in with a pipe with framed maps, prints, and photographs in the background.

University Photograph Collection