Search Results: 'Smithsonian'

Search

×
×
×
×
104 results for "Smithsonian"
Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its Tributaries By John Wesley Powell et al.
Paperback: $14.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
Explored in 1869, 1870, 1871, and 1872, under the direction of the secretary of the Smithsonian institution. CONTENTS: pt. 1. History of the explorations of the cañons of the Colorado [May... More > 24-Sept. 20, 1869] Report on a trip to the mouth of the Dirty Devil River [May 27-July 11, 1872] by A.H. Thompson.--pt. 2. On the physical features of the valley of the Colorado.--pt. 3. Zoology: Abstracts of results of a study of the genera Geomys and Thomomys, by Elliott Coues. Addendum A. The cranial and dental characters of Geomydæ, by Elliott Coues. Addendum B. Notes on the salamander of Florida (Geomys Tueza) by G.B. Goode.< Less
Day Symbols of the Maya Year Sixteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1894-1895, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1897, pages 199-266. By Cyrus Thomas
Paperback: List Price: $7.67 $3.84 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Cyrus Thomas (July 27, 1825 – June 26, 1910) was a U.S.... More > ethnologist and entomologist prominent in the late 19th century and noted for his studies of the natural history of the American West.Thomas was born in Kingsport, Tennessee, on July 27, 1825, and was of German and Irish descent. He was educated in village schools in the Kingsport area and an academy student at Jonesboro, Tennessee, as well as being self-educated. His mother hoped he would join the medical field, so he studied anatomy and physiology, but he was uninterested in medicine and took to the study of law. He was admitted to the bar in 1851. Between his study of medicine and law his father appointed him to a county seat to “take charge of some business.” From 1851 to 1854 Thomas served as county clerk of Jackson County. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyrus_Thomas< Less
Navaho Houses Seventeenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1895-1896, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1898, pages 469-518 By Cosmos Mindeleff
Paperback: List Price: $7.14 $3.57 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.
Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained from the Pueblos of Zuni, New Mexico, and Wolpi, Arizona, in 1881 Third Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1881-82, Government Printing Office, Washing By James Stevenson
Paperback: List Price: $7.95 $3.98 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Colonel James D. Stevenson (1840–1888) was an executive... More > officer of the U.S. Geological Survey and a self-taught geologist, naturalist and anthropologist. His geological surveys included Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming and Utah. Stevenson Island in Wyoming was named after him as a result of his assistance to Dr. Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden in the Hayden Geological Survey of 1871.Stevenson's wife was the American ethnologist Matilda Coxe Stevenson (1849-1915, m. 1872). She helped James prepare reports, analyses, and catalogs of the collection that were later published in the Bureau of Ethnology Annual Reports, as James disliked writing reports and was described as lacking the creative mind and discipline needed for writing. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Stevenson_(geologist)< Less
A Study of Pueblo Architecture: Tusayan and Cibola Eighth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1886-1887, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1891, pages 3-228 By Victor Mindeleff
Paperback: List Price: $12.71 $8.90 | You Save: 30%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.
Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895 Seventeenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1895-1896, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1898, pages 519-744 By Jesse Walter Fewkes
Paperback: List Price: $13.11 $9.18 | You Save: 30%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jesse Walter Fewkes (November 14, 1850 – 1930) was an... More > American anthropologist, archaeologist, writer and naturalist.Fewkes was born in Newton, Massachusetts, and initially trained as a zoologist at Harvard University. He later turned to ethnological studies of the native tribes in the American Southwest.In 1889, with the resignation of noted ethnologist Frank Hamilton Cushing, Fewkes became leader of the Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition, named for its patron Mary Hemenway. While with this project, Fewkes documented the existing lifestyle and rituals of the Zuni and Hopi tribes.Fewkes was the first man to use a phonograph to record indigenous people for study. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_Walter_Fewkes< Less
A Study of Pueblo Pottery as Illustrative of Zuni Culture Growth. Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1882-83, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1886, pages 467-522 By Frank Hamilton Cushing
Paperback: List Price: $7.53 $3.77 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Frank Hamilton Cushing (July 22, 1857 in North East Township,... More > Erie County, Pennsylvania – April 10, 1900 in Washington DC) was an American anthropologist and ethnologist. He made pioneering studies of the Zuni Indians of New Mexico by entering into their culture; his work helped establish participant observation as a common anthropological research strategy.Cushing was born in North East, Pennsylvania. He later moved with his family to western New York. As a boy he took an interest in the Native American artifacts in the surrounding countryside and taught himself how to knap flint (make arrowheads and such from flint). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Hamilton_Cushing< Less
The Seminole Indians of Florida Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1883-84, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1887, pages 469-532 By Clay MacCauley
Paperback: List Price: $7.34 $3.67 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.
Sketch of the Mythology of the North American Indians First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1881, pages 17-56 By John Wesley Powell
Paperback: List Price: $6.83 $3.42 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Wesley "Wes" Powell (March 24, 1834 –... More > September 23, 1902) was a U.S. soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions. He is famous for the 1869 Powell Geographic Expedition, a three-month river trip down the Green and Colorado rivers, including the first known passage by Europeans through the Grand Canyon.Powell served as second director of the U.S. Geological Survey (1881–1894) and proposed, for development of the arid West, policies that were prescient for his accurate evaluation of conditions. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wesley_Powell< Less
Ancient art of the province of Chiriqui, Colombia Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884-1885, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1888, pages 3-188 By William Henry Holmes
Paperback: List Price: $10.11 $6.07 | You Save: 40%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Holmes (December 1, 1846 – April 20, 1933)... More > — known as W.H. Holmes — was an American explorer, anthropologist, archaeologist, artist, scientific illustrator, cartographer, mountain climber, geologist and museum curator and director.William Henry Holmes was born on a farm near Cadiz, in Harrison County, Ohio, to Joseph and Mary Heberling Holmes on December 1, 1846. One of his forebears was the Rev. Obadiah Holmes, who emigrated to Salem, Massachusetts in 1638. William Henry Holmes graduated from the McNeely Normal School, Hopedale, Ohio in 1870 and afterwards briefly taught drawing, painting, natural history, and geology at the School. In 1889 the school awarded him an honorary A.B. (Bachelor of Arts) degree. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Holmes< Less

Top 10

see more >
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5
My Wars My Wars By Richard Bushong
Paperback: $14.36
 
 
 
 
7
Vein Book Vein Book By Eric Dohner
Paperback: $10.00
 
 
8
About Face About Face By Eric Dohner
Paperback: $10.00
 
 
9
What May Come What May Come By Robert Grant
Paperback: $12.71
 
 
10