About: History & Archives
John Wesley Powell
1834 - 1902
Director of the U.S. Bureau of Ethnology and the U.S. Geological Survey.
AAAS Presidential Address: John Wesley Powell, "Evolution of Music from Dance to Symphony," AAAS Proceedings (1889) 38:1-21.
AAAS offices held:
- President, 1888
- American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)