The collection contains correspondence to Stearns regarding activities of the office
and special assignments to Georgia and Maine.
William H. Stearns was an employee of the U.S. Coast
Survey at the Salem, Massachusetts, office.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in Philcat. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons,
or places should search the catalog using these headings.
This collection is open for research use.
Requests for permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in
writing to the Manuscript Librarian in the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex
William H. Stearns Papers, MSS 170, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem,
This material was found in the collection.
Collection processed by Leslie Ward, August 2010.