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Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)

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Works: 226 works in 346 publications in 1 language and 6,816 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Periodicals  Maps  Surveys  Reference works  Records and correspondence  Sources  History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Classifications: E71, 572.97
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Houses and house-life of the American aborigines by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

3 editions published between 1881 and 1965 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 4 examines the architecture and the influences of architecture on the social life of many North American Indians. One of the aspects the author surmised from his study of the architecture was that the family unit seemed insufficient to face all the struggles necessary for life, so larger organizations of several families were most common in North America, rather than single-family households. The author also noted that households tended be formed of related individuals, making kinship between the families of mothers and families of their children an important aspect of the social organization and living arrangements
Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States : with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah by John Wesley Powell( Book )

11 editions published between 1878 and 2014 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major Powell's famous 1878 report to the Secretary of the Interior outlines the features of the West's arid regions, and warns against the consequences of trying to impose on a dry country the habits formed in a wet one
Report on the geology of the Henry mountains by Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)( Book )

17 editions published between 1877 and 1980 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mountains are situated in southern Utah, and are crossed by the meridian of 110 degrees 45 minutes and the thirty-eighth parallel. They stand upon the right bank of the Colorado River of the West, and between its tributaries, the Dirty Devil and the Escalante
Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States : with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah. With maps by John Wesley Powell( Book )

17 editions published between 1878 and 1983 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dakota grammar, texts, and ethnography by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

8 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to North American ethnology( )

in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Dakota-English dictionary by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

1 edition published in 1890 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the geology of the high plateaus of Utah : with atlas by Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)( Book )

12 editions published between 1880 and 2002 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribes of California by Stephen Powers( Book )

4 editions published between 1877 and 1976 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 3 consists of individual chapters describing the native people in California. The preface explains that the reader must set aside their concepts of native people based on the Dakota or the tribes found on the East Coast. Information was gathered mainly in the 1870s (largely between 1871 and 1872) and the work consists of descriptions of customs, fables, tatoos, culture, tools, weapons, worship, songs, botany and other important aspects of cultural and social life. Each tribe described contains a unique information set to describe aspects of life experienced with the tribe during the survey
The Klamath Indians of southwestern Oregon by Albert S Gatschet( Book )

2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the geology and resources of the Black Hills of Dakota : with atlas by Henry Newton( Book )

3 editions published in 1880 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to North American ethnology( Book )

in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribes of the extreme Northwest / Tribes of western Washington and northwestern Oregon / by George Gibbs by William Healey Dall( Book )

2 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. I. Tribes of the extreme Northwest: On the distribution and nomenclature of the native tribes of Alaska and the adjacent tereritory, with a map. On succession in the shell-heaps of the Aleutian islands. On the origin of the Innuit. Appendix: Notes on the natives of Alaska, by J. Furnhelm. Terms of the relationship used by the Innuit, by W.H. Dall. comparative vocabularies, by g. Gibs and W.H. Dall. - pt. II. Tribes of western Washington and
Means of communication between Denver and the San Juan mines by A. D Wilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region by Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preliminary report on the paleontology of the Black Hills by R. P Whitfield( Book )

3 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The species described in the following pages were collected in and around the Black Hills during the expedition, and represent the different formations recognized, except the Carboniferous, from which the fossils obtained were few and of little interest
Report on the methods of surveying the public domain, to the secretary of the interior, at the request of the National academy of sciences by Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to North American ethnology( Book )

3 editions published in 1882 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters received by John Wesley Powell, director of the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain region, 1869-79( Book )

3 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to North American ethnology ; Vol. I-VII, IX( Book )

in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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controlled identityUnited States. Department of the Interior

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Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (United States)

United States. Department of the Interior. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region.

United States. Dept. of the Interior. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region

United States Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region

US Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region.

US Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (United States)

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English (112)