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The Resource Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution for the year 1871., (electronic resource)

Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution for the year 1871., (electronic resource)

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Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution for the year 1871.
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Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution for the year 1871.
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Language
eng
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Readex
Government publication
federal national government publication
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no index present
Language note
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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United States
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  • 1807-1873
  • 1829-1897
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  • Agassiz, Louis
  • Arago, F.,
  • Baird, Spencer F
  • Berthoud, Edward S
  • Brown, D
  • Comfort, A.J
  • De Forest, Erastus L
  • Dodge, N.S
  • Grossmann, F.E
  • Harrison, William
  • Helmholtz, Hermann von
  • Henry, Joseph
  • Hilgard, J.E.,
  • Knight, R.T
  • Kornhuber, G.A
  • Latimer, George A
  • Lyon, W.B
  • McConnell, E.M
  • Meek, F.B.,
  • Meek, J.B
  • Much, M
  • Newcomb, Simon
  • Odling, William
  • Peter, Robert
  • Reichardt, H.W.,
  • Robeson, George Maxwell
  • Roehrig, F.L.O.,
  • Saussure, Henri de
  • Schott, Arthur
  • Spainhour, J. Mason
  • Stockwell, John N.,
  • Smithsonian Institution
Series statement
  • United States congressional serial set;
  • Mis. doc. / 42nd Congress, 2nd session. Senate
Series volume
  • serial set no. 1482
  • no. 149
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  • Brown, D
  • Collins, William O
  • Fourier, Joseph
  • Graham, Thomas
  • Hall, Charles Francis
  • Herschel, John F.W.
  • United States
  • Dakota Indians
  • Mayas
  • National Academy of Sciences (United States)
  • National Museum of Natural History
  • Pima Indians
  • Polaris (Ship)
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Society of Physics and Natural History of Geneva
  • Antiquities
  • Archaeology
  • Astronomy
  • Auroras
  • Books
  • Botany
  • Budgets and appropriations
  • Cultural relations
  • Death
  • Discovery and exploration
  • Ethnology
  • Glaciers
  • Gravity
  • Indian languages
  • Indian villages
  • Kitchen-middens
  • Learned institutions and societies
  • Library acquisitions
  • Magnetism
  • Mathematics
  • Meteorological stations
  • Meteorology and weather forecasting
  • Mortality
  • Mounds and mound-builders (Archaeology)
  • Museum acquisitions
  • Museums
  • Natural history collections
  • Oceanography
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Records management
  • Storms
  • Tornadoes
  • Winds
  • United States.
  • Indians
  • Scientists
  • Financial statements
  • Statistics
  • Arctic
  • Arizona Territory (1863-1912)
  • Butler County, Kansas
  • Centre County, Pennsylvania
  • Dakota Territory (1861-1889)
  • Georgia
  • Green River (Colorado/Utah/Wyoming)
  • Lenoir County, North Carolina
  • Lexington, Kentucky
  • New Mexico Territory (1850-1912)
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Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution for the year 1871., (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Report of the Secretary, p. 13
  • List of meteorological stations and observers follows p. 62
  • Report of the Executive Committee, p. 99
  • Journal of the proceedings of the Board of Regents follows p. 102
  • Memoir of Sir John Frederick William Herschel, by N.S. Dodge, p. 109
  • Eulogy on Joseph Fourier, by M. Arago, p. 137
  • Professor Thomas Graham's scientific work, by William Odling, p. 177
  • On the relation of the physical sciences to science in general, by Herman Helmholtz, p. 217
  • Alternate generation and parthenogenesis in the animal kingdom, by G.A. Kornhuber, p. 235
  • On the present state of our knowledge of cryptogamous plants, by Heinrich William Reichardt, p. 249
  • Recent researches on the secular variations of the planetary orbits, by John N. Stockwell, p. 261
  • On some methods of interpolation applicable to the graduation of irregular series, such as tables of mortality, etc., by Erastus L. De Forest, p. 275
  • Report on the transactions of the Society of Physics and Natural History of Geneva, from June, 1870, to June, 1871, by Henry de Saussure, p. 341
  • Expedition toward the North Pole:
  • Instructions to Captain Hall, by George M. Robeson, secretary of the Navy, p. 361
  • Letter of Professor Joseph Henry, president of the National Academy of Sciences, with instructions to Captain C.F. Hall for the scientific operations of the expedition toward the North Pole, p. 364
  • General directions in regard to the mode of keeping records, by J.E. Hilgard, p. 367
  • Astronomy, by S. Newcomb, p. 367
  • Magnetism, by J.E. Hilgard, p. 370
  • Force of gravity, by J.E. Hilgard, p. 370
  • Ocean physics (depths, tides, currents, etc.), by J.E. Hilgard, p. 370
  • Meteorology (temperature, pressure of air, moisture, winds, precipitation, clouds, aurora, electricity, optics, meteors, ozone, miscellaneous), by Joseph Henry, p. 372
  • Natural history, by S.F. Baird, p. 379
  • Geology, by F.B. Meek, p. 381
  • Glaciers, by L. Agassiz, p. 385
  • Indian mounds near Fort Wadsworth, Dakota, by A.J. Comfort, p. 389
  • Antiquities in New Mexico, by W.B. Lyon, p. 403
  • Antiquities in Lenoir County, North Carolina, by J. Mason Spainhour, p. 404
  • Account of the old Indian village, Kushkushkee, near Newcastle, Pennsylvania, by E.M. McConnell, p. 406
  • Pima Indians of Arizona, by F.E. Grossmann, p. 407
  • Indian mode of making arrow-heads and obtaining fire, by George Crook, p. 420
  • Ancient mound near Lexington, Kentucky, by Robert Peter, p. 420
  • Shell-heap in Georgia, by D. Brown of New Jersey, p. 423
  • Remarks on an ancient relic of Maya sculpture, by Arthur Schott, p. 423
  • Ancient history of North America: Communication to the Anthropological Society of Vienna, by M. Much, p. 425
  • On the language of the Dakota or Sioux Indians, by F.L.O. Roehrig, p. 434
  • Meteorology, with notes, by Joseph Henry, p. 451
  • Meteorology of Porto Rico, by George Latimer, p. 451
  • Meteorology of the Green River country, by Colonel Collins, p. 453
  • Distinction between tornadoes and tempests, by Lamark, p. 455
  • Account of a tornado which occurred in Spruce Creek Valley, Centre County, Pennsylvania, by Rev. J.B. Meek, p. 456
  • Connection of gales of wind, and appearance of the aurora, by R.T. Knight, p. 461
  • Account of a storm in Butler County, Kansas, June 23, 1871, by William Harrison, p. 462
  • Table of contents precedes p. 464
  • List of illustrations, p. 465
  • Index precedes p. 468
Color
multicolored
Control code
NB00000042859
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
474 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, tables
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Readex)109BE925C20F9680
Terms governing use
© 2007 by NewsBank, Inc. All rights reserved
Label
Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution for the year 1871., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Report of the Secretary, p. 13
  • List of meteorological stations and observers follows p. 62
  • Report of the Executive Committee, p. 99
  • Journal of the proceedings of the Board of Regents follows p. 102
  • Memoir of Sir John Frederick William Herschel, by N.S. Dodge, p. 109
  • Eulogy on Joseph Fourier, by M. Arago, p. 137
  • Professor Thomas Graham's scientific work, by William Odling, p. 177
  • On the relation of the physical sciences to science in general, by Herman Helmholtz, p. 217
  • Alternate generation and parthenogenesis in the animal kingdom, by G.A. Kornhuber, p. 235
  • On the present state of our knowledge of cryptogamous plants, by Heinrich William Reichardt, p. 249
  • Recent researches on the secular variations of the planetary orbits, by John N. Stockwell, p. 261
  • On some methods of interpolation applicable to the graduation of irregular series, such as tables of mortality, etc., by Erastus L. De Forest, p. 275
  • Report on the transactions of the Society of Physics and Natural History of Geneva, from June, 1870, to June, 1871, by Henry de Saussure, p. 341
  • Expedition toward the North Pole:
  • Instructions to Captain Hall, by George M. Robeson, secretary of the Navy, p. 361
  • Letter of Professor Joseph Henry, president of the National Academy of Sciences, with instructions to Captain C.F. Hall for the scientific operations of the expedition toward the North Pole, p. 364
  • General directions in regard to the mode of keeping records, by J.E. Hilgard, p. 367
  • Astronomy, by S. Newcomb, p. 367
  • Magnetism, by J.E. Hilgard, p. 370
  • Force of gravity, by J.E. Hilgard, p. 370
  • Ocean physics (depths, tides, currents, etc.), by J.E. Hilgard, p. 370
  • Meteorology (temperature, pressure of air, moisture, winds, precipitation, clouds, aurora, electricity, optics, meteors, ozone, miscellaneous), by Joseph Henry, p. 372
  • Natural history, by S.F. Baird, p. 379
  • Geology, by F.B. Meek, p. 381
  • Glaciers, by L. Agassiz, p. 385
  • Indian mounds near Fort Wadsworth, Dakota, by A.J. Comfort, p. 389
  • Antiquities in New Mexico, by W.B. Lyon, p. 403
  • Antiquities in Lenoir County, North Carolina, by J. Mason Spainhour, p. 404
  • Account of the old Indian village, Kushkushkee, near Newcastle, Pennsylvania, by E.M. McConnell, p. 406
  • Pima Indians of Arizona, by F.E. Grossmann, p. 407
  • Indian mode of making arrow-heads and obtaining fire, by George Crook, p. 420
  • Ancient mound near Lexington, Kentucky, by Robert Peter, p. 420
  • Shell-heap in Georgia, by D. Brown of New Jersey, p. 423
  • Remarks on an ancient relic of Maya sculpture, by Arthur Schott, p. 423
  • Ancient history of North America: Communication to the Anthropological Society of Vienna, by M. Much, p. 425
  • On the language of the Dakota or Sioux Indians, by F.L.O. Roehrig, p. 434
  • Meteorology, with notes, by Joseph Henry, p. 451
  • Meteorology of Porto Rico, by George Latimer, p. 451
  • Meteorology of the Green River country, by Colonel Collins, p. 453
  • Distinction between tornadoes and tempests, by Lamark, p. 455
  • Account of a tornado which occurred in Spruce Creek Valley, Centre County, Pennsylvania, by Rev. J.B. Meek, p. 456
  • Connection of gales of wind, and appearance of the aurora, by R.T. Knight, p. 461
  • Account of a storm in Butler County, Kansas, June 23, 1871, by William Harrison, p. 462
  • Table of contents precedes p. 464
  • List of illustrations, p. 465
  • Index precedes p. 468
Color
multicolored
Control code
NB00000042859
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
474 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, tables
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Readex)109BE925C20F9680
Terms governing use
© 2007 by NewsBank, Inc. All rights reserved

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