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Summary

Covers William Henry Holmes' career at the United States Geological Survey, Bureau of American Ethnology, and National Gallery of Art; prizes and awards; expeditions to Yellowstone, Colorado, Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica, and California; work on the Freer Gallery of Art; and thoughts on his career in art, art history, anthropology and geology.

Author

Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933

Subject

  • Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Gallery of Art
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)
  • United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Microfilm copy available in the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

(Book)

Contact information

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

Topic

  • Discovery and exploration
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Art
  • Autobiography
  • Geology
  • Ethnology
  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Art--History
  • Art objects
  • Bibliography

Place

  • West (U.S.)
  • North America

Physical description

Housed at the American Art and Portrait Galleries Library

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