Government in science; the U.S. Geological Survey, 1867-1894.

[Lexington] Univ. of Kentucky Press [1967] .

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Subjects Geological Survey (États-Unis) -- Histoire.
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Geological Survey (U.S.) -- History.
Politique scientifique et technique -- États-Unis.
Science and state -- United States.
Science and state.
United States.
Description xiv, 257 pages illustrations
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes Bibliographical references included in "Notes on sources" (pages [228]-238) Bibliographical footnotes.
Contents Ch. 1. Federal science in the trans-Mississippi west after 1865 -- Ch. 2. The founding of the U.S. Geological Survey in 1879 -- Ch. 3. A bureau of mines and mining -- Ch. 4. Research in geology and paleontology -- Ch. 5. Advancement in topography: the national map -- Ch. 6. The new position of practical science -- Ch. 7. Congress grants permanence, 1886 -- Ch. 8. Yellowstone Park: the geological survey and conservation -- Ch. 9. The irrigation survey: science and reform -- Ch. 10. Interval of decline, 1892-1894 -- Ch. 11. Epilogue: the survey in the twentieth century.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)675640
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Manning, Thomas G.
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