Chart of the Head of Yellow Stone

De Smet-IX C8 10.jpg

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Title

Chart of the Head of Yellow Stone

Description

This map was drawn by Major James Bridger (1804-1881), who was acquainted with De Smet and who had traveled extensively throughout the Yellowstone region as a guide, trapper, and railroad surveyor. It bears the legend “Chart of the Head of Yellow Stone” and indicates the locations of volcanic activity, hot springs. Drawn in ink on a pale blue-gray background, it is filled to two edges of the paper.

Source

De Smetiana collection

Publisher

Jesuit Archives: Central United States

Contributor

Jesuit Archives: Central United States

Rights

Reproduced with permission of the Central and Southern Province of the Society of Jesus

Format

JPEG

Language

eng

Type

Still image

Identifier

MJA IX C8 – 10

Date Available

2016-11-15

Extent

1 map

Temporal Coverage

circa 1830s-1850s

Rights Holder

Central and Southern Province of the Society of Jesus

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Maps (documents)

Physical Dimensions

16.25 x 17 in

Citation

Smet, Pierre-Jean de, 1801-1873 and Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881, “Chart of the Head of Yellow Stone,” Jesuit Archives Digital Collections and Resources, accessed September 19, 2019, https://jesuitarchives.omeka.net/items/show/263.