A Question of Authorship: The Ephraim George Squier-Edwin Hamilton Davis Controversy

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Summary

Details the dispute over authorship of "Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley," the first book published by the Smithsonian Institution.

Author

Barnhart, Terry A

Subject

  • Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888
  • Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888
  • Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (Publication)

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Ohio History Vol. 92 (Journal)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1983

Topic

  • Scientists
  • Anthropology
  • Controversies
  • Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley (book)
  • Museums
  • Archaeology
  • Ethnology
  • Museum publications

Place

  • United States
  • North America

Physical description

pp. 52-71

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