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

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Works: 225 works in 365 publications in 1 language and 6,843 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Reference works  Maps  Periodicals  Surveys  Charts, diagrams, etc  Topographic maps 
Classifications: E71, 572.97
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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 )

33 editions published between 1878 and 2014 in English and held by 1,282 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
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 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The following work substantially formed the Fifth Part of the original manuscript of "Ancient Society," under the title "Growth of the Idea of House Architecture." preface
Dakota grammar, texts, and ethnography by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

10 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1890 in English and held by 293 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 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Heliotype Printing Co. [of] Boston executed the plates from photographs by John K. Hillers (uncredited). By...[1879] the Heliotype Printing Co. has grown to be the most important photomechanical printer in the United States."--Hanson Collection catalog, p. 65
Tribes of California by Stephen Powers( Book )

4 editions published between 1877 and 1976 in English and held by 199 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 )

3 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1880 and 1975 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to North American ethnology( Book )

in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to North American ethnology( )

in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to North American ethnology( )

in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1877 in English and held by 124 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 119 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 )

5 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The report is an abstract of the field operations under the direction of J.W. Powell sent to the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geographical and Geological survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, Washington, D., C., November 25, 1877
Preliminary report on the paleontology of the Black Hills by R. P Whitfield( Book )

3 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 41 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
Contributions to North American ethnology( Book )

4 editions published in 1882 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

2 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topographical and geological atlas of the district of the high plateaus of Utah : to accompany the report of C.E. Dutton by Clarence E Dutton( )

4 editions published in 1879 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to North American ethnology : Vol. I-VII, IX. by John Wesley Powell( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityGeological Survey (U.S.)

controlled identityUnited States. Department of the Interior

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

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

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)

USA Department of the Interior Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region

USA Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region

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English (105)