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U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Astronomical position and other topics, 1906-1911

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: Mss .H682
Scope and Contents Primarily correspondence between E. O. Hovey and the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, U. S. Geological Survey, and Pennsylvania Tunnel and Terminal Railroad Company. Topics include the establishment of an astronomical position on museum grounds, classification of geological materials, and access to a tunnel for scientific studies. Contains "Index to Letters" (1 p.) for items up to and including June 29, 1911.

Benchmark showing latitude, longitude and altitude of museum, 1911-1913

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: Mss .H682
Scope and Contents Primarily correspondence between E. O. Hovey and museum administrators, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, U. S. Geological Survey, and New York City Board of Estimate and Apportionment, regarding design of a benchmark indicating latitude, longitude, and elevation of a point on museum grounds. Also contains sketches of proposed benchmark. Contains "Index to Letters" (1 p.).