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Summary

Work documents expeditions to the American West in the nineteenth century. Gives information on aid provided by the Smithsonian, collections stemming from the surveys, as well as explorers related to the SI, including William Henry Holmes and John Wesley Powell.

Author

Bartlett, Richard A

Subject

  • Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933
  • Powell, John Wesley 1834-1902
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)
  • United States National Museum
  • United States. Army

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

(Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1962

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Collectors and collecting
  • National Collections

Place

United States

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