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Powell of the Colorado

Author: William C Darrah
Publisher: Princeton, [N.J.] : Princeton University Press, 1951.
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Darrah, William Culp, 1909-1989.
Powell of the Colorado.
Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1951
(OCoLC)594404996
Named Person: John Wesley Powell; John Wesley Powell; John Wesley Powell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William C Darrah
OCLC Number: 362920
Description: ix, 426 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: 1830-1846 Wilderness bound --
1846-1853 Prairie farmer --
1853-1861 Illinois schoolmaster --
1861-1865 An arm for union --
1865-1867 Up Pike's Peak --
1868 Across the Continental Divide --
1869 Preparations at Green River --
1869 First expedition down the Colorado --
1869-1870 Among the Cliff Dwellers --
1871 Second expedition down the Colorado --
1872 Seeking federal support --
1873 A special commission among the Utes --
1873-1876 A new concept of the canyon country --
1877-1878 A proposal for reform of the Land Acts --
1878-1879 Consolidation of the surveys --
1879-1881 The bureau of ethnology --
1881-1884 Double duty --
1884-1887 The survey and science in America --
1888-1891 The irrigation survey --
1886-1891 Life in Washington --
1890-1894 The survey under fire --
1894-1895 A philosophy of science --
1896-1898 Haven --
1898-1901 Truth and error --
1902 The last days.
Responsibility: by William Culp Darrah

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