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Random records of a lifetime, 1846-1931 [actually 1932]
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Random records of a lifetime, 1846-1931 [actually 1932] volume I, Brief biography, positions held, Loubat Prizes, medals, etc., societies and clubs, bibliography.

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1846-1932

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1846-1933 , Geological Survey (U.S.) , History , Holmes, William Henry, , Smithsonian Institution

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Random records of a lifetime, 1846-1931 [actually 1932] volume I, Brief biography, positions held, Loubat Prizes, medals, etc., societies and clubs, bibliography.

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1846-1932

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This is one of sixteen volumes compiled by William Henry Holmes in 1931 or 1932 to document his life and work. The volume contains original correspondences, documents, ephemera, watercolors, and photographs throughout. It is divided into six sections. | The first describes the content of the 20 volumes and biography. The second section provides an overview of positions held including those at the U.S. Geological Survey and Smithsonian, as well as trips abroad. The positions are documented with original correspondence and official documents. The third section describes appointments, memberships and awards. Section five includes various types of societies and clubs to which he belonged, including scientific and artistic. The last sections contains a bibliography.

William Henry Holmes (1846-1933) was an anthropologist, archaeologist, artist, and geologist, who spent much of his career affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution. He studied art under Theodore Kauffman, and went on to work as a scientific illustrator with Smithsonian staff. In 1872, he was appointed artist-topographer to the United States survey of the territories under Ferdinand V. Hayden, and in 1874 was appointed assistant geologist. He went on to work with the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE), until returning to the Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum (USNM). Holmes eventually became head curator of the Smithsonian Institution's Department of Anthropology and Director of the National Gallery of Art.

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1846-1933 , Geological Survey (U.S.) , History , Holmes, William Henry, , Smithsonian Institution

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CT275.H75 A1 v. 1

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OCLC: 951781619

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