Records of the Past, Volume V, Part VI, June , 1906 (Periodical) (includes “Sacred Springs in the Southwest”)

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Description

Author: Hough, Walter  (1859-1935)

Publisher: Records of the Past Exploration Society

Pub Date: 1906

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Poor to Fair.  Stapled binding tight, but staples rusting.  Front cover detached from text body.  Significant edge wear.  Now in mylar sleeve.

Notes: The Records of the Past Exploration Society (founded 1900) was an early competitor of the National Geographic Society (founded 1888).  This edition contains “Sacred Springs in the Southwest” by Walter Hough, at the time an assistant at the United States National Museum, an examination of the role of natural springs and pools in the religious lives of the Hopi, Zuni, Tewa, and other pueblo tribes in Arizona and New Mexico.  Hough later went on to become the head of the Bureau of Ethnology.  For a biography of Hough see https://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1525/aa.1936.38.3.02a00110    VERY RARE in the original edition.  NO originals available for sale.

 

 

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