John Wesley Powell: Proceedings of a Meeting Commemorative of His Distinguished Services, Held in Columbian University Under the Auspices of the Washington Academy of Sciences, February 16, 1903
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Page 141 - Congress, ist session, letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of March 27, 1888, report relative to reservoirs for the storage of water in the arid regions of the United States, pp.
Page 150 - On the evolution of language, as exhibited in the specialization of the grammatic processes, the differentiation of the parts of speech, and the integration of the sentence ; from a study of Indian languages, by JW Powell. P. 1-16. Sketch of the mythology of the North American Indians, by JW Powell. P. 17-56. Wyandot government: a short study of tribal society, by JW Powell.
Page 166 - Report on the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain region, by JW Powell. Washington: Government Printing Office.
Page 172 - Testimony before the joint commission to consider the present organizations of the Signal Service, Geological Survey, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and the Hydrographic Office of the Navy Department, with a view to secure greater efficiency and economy of administration of the public service in said bureaus...
Page 126 - Society of Washington, the National Academy of Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Geographic Society, the Columbian University, and the Cosmos Club.
Page 151 - In the Saturday Lectures, delivered in the lecture-room of the United States National Museum, under the auspices of the Anthropological and Biological societies of Washington, in March and April, 1882, pp.
Page 142 - Survey, to make a special investigation of the practicability of constructing reservoirs for the storage of water in the arid regions of the United States. This work was supported for a time by appropriations but was later discontinued by Congress after many reservoir sites had been examined and segregated and a number of reports valuable in the classification of the lands of the arid regions had been published.' After the irrigation survey was abolished...
Page 146 - Professor Powell's report on the survey of the Colorado of the West ; letter from the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, transmitting a report of Professor Powell on the survey of the Colorado River of the West and its tributaries, &c., &c., pp.
Page 161 - Washington, 1897, r°yaI 8°. Included in paper-covered separates of Director's report. 136. The five categories of human activities — esthetology, technology, sociology, philology, and sophiology. In Bureau of American Ethnology, Sixteenth Annual Report, pp. xv-xviii, Washington, 1877, royal 8°. Included in paper-covered separates of Director's report. Restated, more fully, in Seventeenth Annual Report, Part I, pp. xxvii-xxxviii, Washington, 1898, royal 8°. 1898. 137. Whence came the American...