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Putnam, George Rockwell, 1865-1953



  • Existence: 1865 - 1953


George R. Putnam (1865-1953). Commissioner of the US lighthouse service (1910-1935) and a surveyor for the US Coast and Geodetic Survey (1890-1910.)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

George Putnam diary and photo album

Identifier: Mss-273
Stefansson Mss-273
Date(s): 1896 to 2013

Contains a diary from the 1896 Peary Greenland Expedition with Putnam's account of his surveying activities. The diary is accompanied by a photographic album of the Greenland expedition as well as two coastal surveying trips to Alaska in 1897 and 1898. (Preservation use copies included.)

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