Thomas Nelson Berkeley Noland papers
Also present are oversize blueprint maps of the Peruvian Amazon region drawn by Noland, a "Map of a Section of South America - Peru, a Vertical Cross Section of the Continent about the 2nd Degree South Latitude," and two spear points.
Noland’s journal records his travels on the Peruvian tributaries of the Amazon from 1873 to 1874. The journal documents his work, describing his travels, the geography, flora and fauna of the area, and his observations and interactions with the various indigenous peoples of the Peruvian Amazon. It includes hand drawn illustrations.
- 1872 - 2020
- Majority of material found in 1872-1906, 1964, 2020
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Noland was a student at the Virginia Military Institute, from 1863-1864 and 1867-1870, where he served as a private in Company C, participating in the Battle of New Market during the Civil War.
He was employed both as a civil engineer and a farmer. Noland was employed as a civil engineer by the Peruvian Hydraulic Commission 1873-1874. Noland and Elizabeth M. Mayo (1850-1883) were married in 1883.
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