3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Surveys.

  1. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Board of Geographic Names map proofs collection

    19 items. 1 folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 19 map proofs by the U.S. Coastal and Geodetic Survey and the U.S. Geological Survey. The maps contain handwritten annotations and stamps to correct or update placenames.

  2. Joseph C. Mele collection of dialect recordings from the University of South Alabama

    346 items.. sound recordings: 346 sound cassettes (C-60) : analog.. manuscripts: 1 folder (17 pages). -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of audio recordings of American English dialects from the University of South Alabama, Doy Leale McCall Rare Book & Manuscript Library's Dialect Tape Center collection created by Professor Joseph C. Mele, a former faculty member, between 1975-1980. The collection includes 346 audiocassettes of 30-minute dialect samples recorded by Mele and other recordists (agents) of individuals in 31 states, as well as 42 recordings of English spoken by non-Americans from 23 different countries. Samples generally consist of two parts: an impromptu monologue and a 44-sentence sequence highlighting each English phoneme.

  3. W J McGee papers, 1880-1916

    7,000 items. 31 containers plus 1 oversize. 12.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geologist, anthropologist, and hydrologist. Correspondence, letterbooks, speeches, articles, scientific papers, lectures, notes, geological notebooks, scrapbooks, bibliographical notes, and memorabilia relating chiefly to McGee's career as a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and as an ethnologist in charge of the Bureau of American Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution. Includes correspondence when he was director of the anthropological and historical exhibit of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis.

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