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Science in the Subarctic : trappers, traders, and the Smithsonian Institution

Author: Debra Lindsay
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, c, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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History of the exploration and collecting activities, in natural history and ethnography, of the Smithsonian Institution (Washington, D.C.) in the Mckenzie Valley, Rupert's Land and Russian Alaska, in the mid-nineteenth century.
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Genre/Form: History
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Lindsay, Debra.
Science in the Subarctic.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)646645508
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Debra Lindsay
ISBN: 1560982330 9781560982333
OCLC Number: 26541473
Description: xvii, 179 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The Natural Sciences at the Smithsonian, 1850-1870. A North American Orientation. Baird's Advances in Fieldwork --
pt. 2. The Natural Sciences in Rupert's Land, 1859-1867. 3. Kennicott in Arctic America. 4. A Labor of Love, or Just Plain Labor? 5. Northern Collectors and Arctic Anthropology. 6. Recognition and Reward --
pt. 3. The Natural Sciences in Russian America, 1865-1866. 7. The Western Union Telegraph Expedition --
Appendix: The Mackenzie River Collections, 1859-1871.
Responsibility: Debra Lindsay ; foreword by William W. Fitzhugh.

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History of the exploration and collecting activities, in natural history and ethnography, of the Smithsonian Institution (Washington, D.C.) in the Mckenzie Valley, Rupert's Land and Russian Alaska, in the mid-nineteenth century.

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