Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

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Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh

 Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh, In the Workshop: The Grinding Hole
Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh
In the Workshop: The Grinding Hole, 1887

Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1853–1935) was an American explorer, born in McConnelsville, Ohio. He was educated in the United States and in Europe.

From 1871 to 1873, he was artist and assistant topographer with Major Powell's second expedition down the Colorado River. He joined the 1899 expedition to Alaska and Siberia financed by railroad magnate E. H. Harriman. He served as librarian of the American Geographical Society (1909-1911), and became a fellow of the American Ethnological Society. His writings include:

  • The North Americans of Yesterday (1900)
  • The Romance of the Colorado River (1902; third edition, 1909)
  • Breaking the Wilderness (1905)
  • A Canyon Voyage (1908)
  • Frémont and '49 (1913; second edition, 1914)

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