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Box 1


Contains 1 Result:

James Merrill Safford Correspondence, 1822-1907

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection:

This collection contains one correspondence from James Safford. He writes about a distinguished botanist that came to measure the peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains, which are the highest in North Carolina and Tennessee. Safford goes on to note that they are the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River. James Safford was the Tennessee State Geologist from 1854 until retirement.

Dates: 1822-1907