Yellowstone and the Great West: Journals, Letters, and Images from the 1871 Hayden Expedition

By Marlene Deahl Merrill | Go to book overview

Appendix I
Biographies of 1871 Survey Members

Robert Adams ( 1846-1906), a native of Philadelphia, prepared for college at the Philadelphia Classical Institute and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1869. When Adams was not engaged in Hayden's summer expeditions ( 1869-75), he studied and later practiced law under one of Philadelphia's most prominent attorneys, George W. Biddle. Adams became a distinguished congressman, served as minister to Brazil, and was the author of the congressional resolution of April 25, 1898, declaring war against Spain. See DAB.

George Allen ( 1812-77) was born in Mansfield, Massachusetts, and as a youth studied under Boston's Lowell Mason, the pioneer of public music instruction. Allen later enrolled as a student at Western Reserve College in Hudson, Ohio, but soon discovered that his liberal views on reform and religion were out of place there and transferred to Oberlin College, also in Ohio, during the 1836-37 academic year. After graduating in 1838, Allen remained at Oberlin for thirty-seven years. He served the college in a number of capacities: as a teacher of music (both the violin and piano) and a professor of sacred music ( 1838-64), as principal of the college's Preparatory Department ( 1842-46), as professor of geology and natural history-( 1848-71), and as secretary and treasurer of the college ( 1863-65). He established the ongoing Oberlin Musical Union (the second oldest choral society in America) and was also a writer of hymns.

Allen had a deep interest in and knowledge of natural history and did geological fieldwork in the East as well as in Ohio, where he worked on state geological surveys under John Strong Newberry. In 1864 he traveled

-213-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Yellowstone and the Great West: Journals, Letters, and Images from the 1871 Hayden Expedition
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 322

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.