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Author: William Henry Holmes
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1864-1931?]
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfilm : English
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Henry Holmes; William Henry Holmes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Henry Holmes
OCLC Number: 20968737
Notes: Vol. 12 accompanied by supplement containing additional documents.
Watercolor sketches from v. 20 owned by the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Subtitle varies.
Vols. 1-16 available for filming; vols. 17-20 not in National Museum of American Art/National Portrait Gallery Library, Smithsonian Institution.
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Photographic Services, National Museum of History and Technology, 1973? 7 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Description: 21 volumes in 22 : illustrations (mounted, some color), clippings, letters ; 27 cm
Contents: Vol. I. Brief biography, Positions held, Loubat prizes, Medals, etc., Societies and clubs, Bibliography.--v. II. Explorations, Episodes and adventures, Expositions and congresses.--v. III. Part I. Yellowstone explorations, 1872. Part II. Yellowstone explorations, 1878.--v. IV. Part I. Colorado explorations, 1973-76, 1887. Part II. The Cliff dwellers.--v. V. Europe 1879-80; Grand Canyon of the Colorado; Explorations in Mexico with Jackson and the Chains; Colorado with Powell and Langley, 1887.--v. VI. Aboriginal bowlder quarries, Piney Branch, D.C., Soapstone quarries, Paint mines, and Lay figure groups.--v. VII. The Chicago venture, University Exposition, Field Museum, Yucatan, Return to Washington, 1892-97.--v. VIII. Cuba awith Powell; Jamaica with Langley; Mexico with Gilbert and Dutton; California with McGee; Physical anthropology, Hrdlicka, Current work, 1900.--v. IX. Chief period, Bureau of American Ethnology, 1902-1910; Visits to Stuttgart and Chile, 1908. (cont.) --v. X. Transfer to the Museum, June 10, 1910, the Guatemalian trip, Powell monuments, Seventieth birthday celebration, 1920.--v. XI. Director of the National Gallery of Art.--v. XII. The Freer Gallery of Art.--v. XIII. Portraits, Smithsonian Institution.--v. XIV. Portraits, Bureau of American Ethnology; National Gallery of Art, and miscellaneous.--v. XV. Masterpieces of aboriginal American art.--v. XVI. Various articles on art and the art gallery.--v. XVII-XIX. Personal.--v. XX. Personal. Water color sketches.--v. XXI. Table of contents, vols. 1-16.
Responsibility: [by William Henry Holmes.].

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