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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 1856, and the proceedings of the Board up to January 28, 1857., (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 1856, and the proceedings of the Board up to January 28, 1857., (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 1856, and the proceedings of the Board up to January 28, 1857.
Title
Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution, for the year 1856, and the proceedings of the Board up to January 28, 1857.
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Contributor
Subject
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Language
eng
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Cataloging source
Readex
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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United States
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  • 1791-1871
  • 1808-1878
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  • Babbage, Charles
  • Baird, Spencer F
  • Gill, Theodore
  • Guest, W.E
  • Henry, Joseph
  • Kohl, J. G.
  • Meech, L.W
  • Muller, John
  • Patterson, Robert
  • Reid, D.B.,
  • Sawkins, James Gay
  • Sharpless, Townsend
  • Smallwood, Charles
  • Wall, G.P
  • Smithsonian Institution
Series statement
  • United States congressional serial set;
  • Mis. doc. / 34th Congress, 3rd session. Senate
Series volume
  • serial set no. 890
  • no. 54
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Archaeology
  • Architectural acoustics
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Building construction
  • Building materials
  • Discovery and exploration
  • Electric batteries
  • Electricity
  • Fishes
  • Geology
  • Heating
  • Learned institutions and societies
  • Libraries
  • Library acquisitions
  • Maps
  • Marble
  • Meteorological stations
  • Meteorology and weather forecasting
  • Museum acquisitions
  • Museums
  • Natural history collections
  • Observatories
  • Phonograph
  • Physics
  • Public administration
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Ventilation
  • Indians
  • Financial statements
  • Canada
  • New York
  • Trinidad (to 1888)
  • United States.
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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 1856, and the proceedings of the Board up to January 28, 1857., (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • Report of the Secretary follows p. 15
  • List of meteorological stations and observers follows p. 68
  • Report of the Executive Committee, p. 78
  • Journal of proceedings of the Board of Regents, p. 86
  • Lecture on the collection of the charts and maps of America, by J.G. Kohl, p. 93
  • Progress of architecture in relation to ventilation, warming, lighting, fire-proofing, acoustics, and the general preservation of health, by D.B. Reid, p. 147
  • Lecture on physics, by Joseph Henry, p. 187
  • On acoustics applied to public buildings, by Joseph Henry, p. 221
  • Directions for collecting, preserving, and transporting specimens of natural history, by S.F. Baird, p. 235
  • On the fishes of New York, by Theodore Gill, p. 253
  • Ancient Indian remains near Prescott, Canada West, by W.E. Guest, follows p. 269
  • Phonography, by T. Sharpless and R. Patterson, follows p. 276
  • Report of progress, from August 25, 1856, to February 24, 1857, of the survey of the economic geology of Trinidad, by G.P. Wall and James Sawkins, p. 281
  • Tables of constants of nature and art, by Charles Babbage, p. 289
  • On the mode of testing building materials, and an account of the marble used in the extension of the United States Capitol, by Joseph Henry, p. 303
  • Description of the observatory at St. Martin, Isle Jesus, Canada East, by Charles Smallwood, p. 311
  • On the relative intensity of the heat and light of the sun upon different latitudes of the Earth, by L.W. Meech, p. 321
  • Report of recent progress in physics, by John Muller, follows p. 356
  • Table of contents follows p. 456
  • Index precedes p. 460
Color
multicolored
Control code
NB00000031810
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
467 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Other physical details
illustrations, tables
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Readex)105BE6E230EB8770
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 1856, and the proceedings of the Board up to January 28, 1857., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Report of the Secretary follows p. 15
  • List of meteorological stations and observers follows p. 68
  • Report of the Executive Committee, p. 78
  • Journal of proceedings of the Board of Regents, p. 86
  • Lecture on the collection of the charts and maps of America, by J.G. Kohl, p. 93
  • Progress of architecture in relation to ventilation, warming, lighting, fire-proofing, acoustics, and the general preservation of health, by D.B. Reid, p. 147
  • Lecture on physics, by Joseph Henry, p. 187
  • On acoustics applied to public buildings, by Joseph Henry, p. 221
  • Directions for collecting, preserving, and transporting specimens of natural history, by S.F. Baird, p. 235
  • On the fishes of New York, by Theodore Gill, p. 253
  • Ancient Indian remains near Prescott, Canada West, by W.E. Guest, follows p. 269
  • Phonography, by T. Sharpless and R. Patterson, follows p. 276
  • Report of progress, from August 25, 1856, to February 24, 1857, of the survey of the economic geology of Trinidad, by G.P. Wall and James Sawkins, p. 281
  • Tables of constants of nature and art, by Charles Babbage, p. 289
  • On the mode of testing building materials, and an account of the marble used in the extension of the United States Capitol, by Joseph Henry, p. 303
  • Description of the observatory at St. Martin, Isle Jesus, Canada East, by Charles Smallwood, p. 311
  • On the relative intensity of the heat and light of the sun upon different latitudes of the Earth, by L.W. Meech, p. 321
  • Report of recent progress in physics, by John Muller, follows p. 356
  • Table of contents follows p. 456
  • Index precedes p. 460
Color
multicolored
Control code
NB00000031810
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
467 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Other physical details
illustrations, tables
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Readex)105BE6E230EB8770
Terms governing use
© 2007 by NewsBank, Inc. All rights reserved

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