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A. W. Von Schmidt Letter to D. L. Bliss

Identifier: 2011-26
Overview A. W. (Alexis Waldemar) Von Schmidt worked as a stateline surveyor and also was employed by James Lick, of observatory fame, to find a suitable location for his observatory around Lake Tahoe. The collection contains one letter written by Von Schmidt to D. L. Bliss regarding purchasing land owned by Bliss for the observatory.

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