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

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Works: 225 works in 337 publications in 1 language and 6,609 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Maps  Periodicals  Surveys 
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 1,315 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 )
9 editions published between 1878 and 2009 in English and held by 869 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 )
13 editions published between 1877 and 1980 in English and held by 466 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 by John Wesley Powell ( Book )
14 editions published between 1878 and 1983 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contributions to North American ethnology ( )
in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Dakota-English dictionary by Stephen Return Riggs ( Book )
2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Dakota, commonly known as the Sioux, forms the leading and best known division of the Siouan linguistic family. The Dakota language now consists of three well defined dialects, Santee, Yankton, and Teton. This work represents an enlarged dictionary of this language
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 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dakota grammar, texts, and ethnography by Stephen Return Riggs ( Book )
2 editions published in 1893 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 9 contains the works of Stephen Return Riggs on the ethnology, grammar, and language of the Dakota and other languages of Siouan stock
Report on the geology of the high plateaus of Utah, with atlas by Clarence E Dutton ( )
6 editions published in 1880 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contributions to North American ethnology ( Book )
in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Report on the geology of the Henry Mountains by Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.) ( Book )
5 editions published in 1880 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Henry Mountains have been visited only by the explorer. Previous to 1869 they were not placed upon any map, nor was mention made of them in any of the published accounts of exploration or survey in the Rocky Mountain Region. In that year Professor Powell while descending the Colorado River in boats passed near their foot, and gave to them the name which they bear in honor of Prof. Joseph Henry, the distinguished physicist
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 )
in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Klamath Indians of southwestern Oregon by Albert S Gatschet ( Book )
2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.) ( Book )
5 editions published between 1879 and 1975 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tribes of California by Stephen Powers ( Book )
2 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 149 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
Dakota grammar, texts, and ethnography by Stephen Return Riggs ( Book )
7 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in English and held by 141 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 128 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 ( )
2 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 114 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 )
4 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five parties were organized: one under Prof. A. H. Thompson to work on triangulation; a topographic party under Mr. Walter H. Graves, another under Mr. John H. Renshawe; one geological party, under Mr. G. K. Gilbert, with another under Capt. C. E. Dutton
Tribes of California by Stephen Powers ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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controlled identity Geological Survey (U.S.)

controlled identity United 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.
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US Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region.
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English (97)