MS 4024-e Replies to attacks on the U. S. Geological Survey, and other explanatory writings concerning the survey

Collection ID:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
ca. 1881-85
Physical Description:
50 Items
ca. 50 pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes typed copy of what is apparently a newspaper article in which numerous geologists testify as to the inadequacy of Professor Marsh, and indirectly, of Powell, whose agent Marsh is, being the principal salaried officer of the United States Geological Survey.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4024-e

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4024-e, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Sent to Archives from Director's office, 12/29/54. Clippings re Marsh-Cope controversy, from New York Herald, January 19, 1890 and January 20, 1890, mounted in 12- page booklet. Sent to Archives by Director, 10/57.

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