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NOAA's People Collection
Catalog of Images

1850 thumbnail picture
Joseph Lushene. At World Longitude Station NIU in Hawaii
Hawaii, Oahu 1934
1851 thumbnail picture
John Maffitt. "The Prince of the Privateers". 15 years on Coast Survey prior to Civil War Among the best of the Confederate commerce raiders
1852 thumbnail picture
John Maffitt. "The Prince of the Privateers". 15 years on Coast Survey prior to Civil War Among the best of the Confederate commerce raiders
1853 thumbnail picture
John Maffitt. "The Prince of the Privateers". 15 years on Coast Survey prior to Civil War Among the best of the Confederate commerce raiders
1854 thumbnail picture
R. A. Marr.
1882?
1855 thumbnail picture
George C. Mattison. Headed first C&GS photogrammetric project
1921?
1856 thumbnail picture
John W. Maupin. Executive Officer on PATTERSON
Washington, Seattle 1913
1857 thumbnail picture
William Pope McArthur. Pioneer hydrographer on the West Coast
1850?
1858 thumbnail picture
William B. McMurtrie. Hydrographic draftsman and artist. Produced many early views of the West Coast
1858
1859 thumbnail picture
Thomas Corwin Mendenhall. Superintendent of the Coast and Geodetic Survey 1889-1894
1860 thumbnail picture
Major General Ormsby M. Mitchel. Famous astronomer - worked with Coast Survey on retainer. Primarily involved with development of telegraphic determination of longitude
1862
1861 thumbnail picture
Henry Mitchell. Assistant in the Coast and Geodetic Survey. Accomplished hydrographer and physical oceanographer Pioneered many techniques used in studying circulation of estuarine environments
1862 thumbnail picture
Maria Mitchell. Worked under contract to the Coast Survey in mid-1840's. First woman professional to work for the Federal Government Famous astronomer, computer for the Nautical Almanac, professor at Vassar
Massachusetts, Nantucket 1847
1863 thumbnail picture
Glenn Moore. Making boatsheet on EXPLORER
1864 thumbnail picture
Jeremiah Morton. On the EXPLORER
1950
1865 thumbnail picture
Robert A. Munson.
1953
1866 thumbnail picture
Robert A. Munson.
June, 1976
1867 thumbnail picture
Dr. Fred P. Nevins. Doctor on the PIONEER. Performed about 40 surgeries on crew and Alaska natives in 1923
Alaska 1923
1868 thumbnail picture
Harley D. Nygren. On the PATHFINDER
1953
1869 thumbnail picture
Edwin H. Pagenhart. While serving on the MATCHLESS
1904
1870 thumbnail picture
Carlile Pollock Patterson. 4th Superintendent of the Coast Survey. Became Coast and Geodetic Survey during his tenure
1871 thumbnail picture
Carlile Pollock Patterson. 4th Superintendent of the Coast Survey. Became Coast and Geodetic Survey during his tenure
1878?
1872 thumbnail picture
Raymond Stanton Patton. 12th Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Philippines 1908?
1873 thumbnail picture
Raymond Stanton Patton. 12th Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. On the way out to the Philippines
1907
1874 thumbnail picture
Raymond Stanton Patton (l). 12th Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. Patton with a beach erosion study board
New Jersey 1935?
1875 thumbnail picture
Headstone of Raymond Stanton Patton. 12th Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey
1937
1876 thumbnail picture
Raymond Stanton Patton (l). 12th Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. First commissioned officer to head C&GS First C&GS Rear Admiral
1877 thumbnail picture
Robert Peary in the Arctic. Under order to observe tides for C&GS during North Pole expedition. Also observed bathymetry Peary served as a draftsman with the C&GS early in his career
1878 thumbnail picture
Robert Peary. As a Navy officer surveying in Nicaragua. Peary served as a draftsman with the C&GS early in his career
1885?
1879 thumbnail picture
Benjamin Peirce. 3rd Superintendent of the Coast Survey. Harvard mathematician and astronomer
1870?
1880 thumbnail picture
Benjamin Peirce. 3rd Superintendent of the Coast Survey. Harvard mathematician and astronomer
1870?
1881 thumbnail picture
Benjamin Peirce. 3rd Superintendent of the Coast Survey. Harvard mathematician and astronomer
1860?
1882 thumbnail picture
Benjamin Peirce. 3rd Superintendent of the Coast Survey. Harvard mathematician and astronomer
1860?
1883 thumbnail picture
Charles Sanders Peirce. Great philosopher, scientist, and mathematician. Served 30 years with the Coast and Geodetic Survey
1870?
1884 thumbnail picture
Ralph Pfau. Chief of New York computing office
New York 1938
1885 thumbnail picture
Rear Admiral John Elliott Pillsbury. Conducted classic Gulf Stream studies on the BLAKE in 1880's
1886 thumbnail picture
Francis X. Popper. Observing salinity measurements on the EXPLORER. Served in Philippines in WWII and received Silver Star and Bronze Star Medals
1950
1887 thumbnail picture
David Dixon Porter. Civil War hero, served with Coast Survey seven years. Brother-in-law of Carlile Patterson and George M. Bache
1888 thumbnail picture
David Dixon Porter. Civil War hero, served with Coast Survey seven years. Brother-in-law of Carlile Patterson and George M. Bache
1865?
1889 thumbnail picture
Norman Porter. On LYDONIA. Served with Marines in WWII Went into private surveying practice after war
1940
1890 thumbnail picture
Bob Pryce - self portrait while in a helicopter. Mr. Pryce served for over thirty years on geodetic field parties.
1955?
1891 thumbnail picture
Henry S. Pritchett. Ninth Superintendent of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. Made Bureau of Standards an autonomous agency during his tenure
1900?
1892 thumbnail picture
Harry D. Reed. On the HYDROGRAPHER
1893 thumbnail picture
Cleveland Rockwell. Served with Coast Survey from 1850's through late 1880's. Served as topographer in many theaters of Civil War
United States Eastern 1864?
1894 thumbnail picture
Cleveland Rockwell. Served with Coast Survey from 1850's through late 1880's. Served as topographer in many theaters of Civil War Rockwell became an artist of some note and retired in Portland, Oregon
Oregon, Portland 1885?
1895 thumbnail picture
John Rodgers. Served over three years with Coast Survey in early 1850's. Commanded North Pacific exploring expedition Rodgers was well-known for Civil War exploits
1860?
1896 thumbnail picture
John Rodgers. Served over three years with Coast Survey in early 1850's. Commanded North Pacific exploring expedition
1870?
1897 thumbnail picture
J. S. Rosenthal. With group of Bilans and Chinese storekeeper
Philippines 1923
1898 thumbnail picture
Roger Rowse. On the maiden voyage of the WESTDAHL
Alaska 1929
1899 thumbnail picture
Gilbert T. Rude. As a young aid
1904?

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