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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 to July, 1897., (electronic resource)

Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution to July, 1897., (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 to July, 1897.
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Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution to July, 1897.
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eng
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Readex
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federal national government publication
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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United States
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  • 1841-1917
  • 1826-1904.
  • 1834-1906
  • 1853-1942
  • 1840-1909
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  • Bailey, L.H.,
  • Bell, Robert
  • Bolton, Henry Carrington
  • Crookes, William
  • Darwin, George Howard
  • Diller, J.S.,
  • Ellis, Havelock
  • Fewkes, Jesse Walter
  • Fletcher, Alice C.,
  • Foster, M.
  • Graffigny, H. de,
  • Green, Bernard R.,
  • Hamy, E.T.,
  • Hoar, George Frisbie
  • Holden, Edward Singleton
  • Huffaker, Edward C
  • Keltie, John Scott
  • Kelvin, William Thomson
  • Langley, S. P.
  • Lummer, O.,
  • Miall, L.C.,
  • Moissan, Henri
  • Murray, John
  • Nadaillac, Jean-Francois-Albert du Pouget
  • Newcomb, Simon
  • Petrie, W. M. Flinders
  • Phillips, W.A
  • Ramsay, William
  • Roentgen, Wilhelm Conrad
  • Rotch, Abbott Lawrence
  • Stevenson, John J.,
  • Strindberg, Nils
  • Thayer, Abbott Handerson
  • Thomson, Elihu
  • Thomson, J.J.
  • Trelease, William
  • Winkler, Clemens Alexander
  • Wright, Carroll D.
  • Smithsonian Institution
Series statement
  • United States congressional serial set;
  • House document / 55th Congress, 2nd session. House
Series volume
  • serial set no. 3706
  • no. 575, pt. 1
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  • Andree, Salomon August
  • Goode, G. Brown,
  • Walker, Francis Amasa
  • Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory (Harvard University)
  • Kiowa Indians
  • Library of Congress
  • National Museum of Natural History
  • Omaha Indians
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition
  • Aeronautics
  • Alchemy
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Animal flight
  • Antiquities
  • Archaeology
  • Astronomy
  • Atmosphere
  • Botany
  • Camouflage (Biology)
  • Cathode rays
  • Chemical elements
  • Diamonds
  • Discovery and exploration
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Electric apparatus and appliances
  • Electric power
  • Electricity
  • Evolution
  • Federal receipts and expenditures
  • Fluorine
  • Gases
  • Geography
  • Geological time
  • Geology
  • Indian culture
  • Kites
  • Laws
  • Light
  • Moon
  • Museums
  • Observatories
  • Planets
  • Science
  • Tides
  • X-rays
  • Zoology
  • Zoos
  • Humans
  • Indians
  • Financial statements
  • Antarctica
  • Arctic
  • Arizona Territory (1863-1912)
  • Canada
  • Crater Lake (Klamath County, Oregon)
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Hudson Bay
  • Lake Michigan
  • Massachusetts
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • National Zoological Park
  • Oregon
  • Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress
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Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution to July, 1897., (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Table of contents, p. V
  • List of illustrations, p. VIII
  • Journal of the proceedings of the Board of Regents, p. XI
  • Report of the Executive Committee, p. XVII
  • Act To Aid and Encourage the Holding of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition at Nashville, Tennessee, in the Year Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-seven and Making an Appropriation Therefor (1896), p. XLV
  • Report of the Secretary, p. 1
  • Appendix to the Report of the Secretary, p. 29
  • Aspects of American astronomy, by Simon Newcomb, p. 85
  • The beginnings of American astronomy, by Edward S. Holden, p. 101
  • The evolution of satellites, by G.H. Darwin, p. 109
  • Electrical advance in the past ten years, by Elihu Thomson, p. 125
  • The X-rays, by W.C. Rontgen [i.e., Roentgen], p. 137
  • Cathode rays, by J.J. Thomson, p. 157
  • Story of experiments in mechanical flight, by S.P. Langley, p. 169
  • On soaring flight, by E.C. Huffaker, p. 183
  • The revival of alchemy, by H.C. Bolton, p. 207
  • Diamonds, by William Crookes, p. 219
  • The discovery of new elements within the last twenty-five years, by Clemens Winkler, p. 237
  • An undiscovered gas, by William Ramsay, p. 247
  • Fluorine, by Henri Moissan, p. 259
  • Light, and its artificial production, by O. Lummer, p. 273
  • Explorations of the upper atmosphere, by Henri de Graffigny, p. 301
  • The exploration of the free air by means of kites at Blue Hill Observatory, by A. Lawrence Rotch, p. 317
  • The debt of the world to pure science, by John J. Stevenson, p. 325
  • The age of the Earth as an abode fitted for life, by Lord Kelvin, p. 337
  • Rising of the land around Hudson Bay, by Robert Bell, p. 359
  • Crater Lake, Oregon, by J.S. Diller, p. 369
  • The function and field of geography, by J. Scott Keltie, p. 381
  • Letters from the Andree Party, p. 401
  • Scientific advantages of an Antarctic expedition, by John Murray and others, p. 413
  • Recent progress in physiology, by Michael Foster, p. 437
  • The factors of organic evolution from a botanical standpoint, by L.H. Bailey, p. 453
  • The law which underlies protective coloration, by Abbott H. Thayer, p. 477
  • Life history studies of animals, by L.C. Miall, p. 483
  • The Royal Menagerie of France and the National Menagerie, established on the 14th of Brumaire, of the year II (November 4, 1793), by E.T. Hamy, p. 507
  • Botanical opportunity, by William Trelease, p. 519
  • Mescal: A new artificial paradise, by Havelock Ellis, p. 537
  • The unity of the human species, by Marquis de Nadaillac, p. 549
  • Recent research in Egypt, by W.M. Flinders-Petrie, p. 571
  • A study of the Omaha tribe: The import of the totem, by Alice C. Fletcher, p. 577
  • A new group of stone implements from the southern shores of Lake Michigan, by W.A. Phillips, p. 587
  • A preliminary account of archaeological field work in Arizona in 1897, by J. Walter Fewkes, p. 601
  • The building for the Library of Congress, by Bernard R. Green, p. 625
  • George Brown Goode, by S.P. Langley, p. 633
  • Francis Amasa Walker, by George F. Hoar and Carroll D. Wright, p. 635
  • Index, p. 655
Color
multicolored
Control code
NB00000111043
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unknown
Extent
733 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Other physical details
color maps, illustrations, tables
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Readex)1122164CC7431D98
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 to July, 1897., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Table of contents, p. V
  • List of illustrations, p. VIII
  • Journal of the proceedings of the Board of Regents, p. XI
  • Report of the Executive Committee, p. XVII
  • Act To Aid and Encourage the Holding of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition at Nashville, Tennessee, in the Year Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-seven and Making an Appropriation Therefor (1896), p. XLV
  • Report of the Secretary, p. 1
  • Appendix to the Report of the Secretary, p. 29
  • Aspects of American astronomy, by Simon Newcomb, p. 85
  • The beginnings of American astronomy, by Edward S. Holden, p. 101
  • The evolution of satellites, by G.H. Darwin, p. 109
  • Electrical advance in the past ten years, by Elihu Thomson, p. 125
  • The X-rays, by W.C. Rontgen [i.e., Roentgen], p. 137
  • Cathode rays, by J.J. Thomson, p. 157
  • Story of experiments in mechanical flight, by S.P. Langley, p. 169
  • On soaring flight, by E.C. Huffaker, p. 183
  • The revival of alchemy, by H.C. Bolton, p. 207
  • Diamonds, by William Crookes, p. 219
  • The discovery of new elements within the last twenty-five years, by Clemens Winkler, p. 237
  • An undiscovered gas, by William Ramsay, p. 247
  • Fluorine, by Henri Moissan, p. 259
  • Light, and its artificial production, by O. Lummer, p. 273
  • Explorations of the upper atmosphere, by Henri de Graffigny, p. 301
  • The exploration of the free air by means of kites at Blue Hill Observatory, by A. Lawrence Rotch, p. 317
  • The debt of the world to pure science, by John J. Stevenson, p. 325
  • The age of the Earth as an abode fitted for life, by Lord Kelvin, p. 337
  • Rising of the land around Hudson Bay, by Robert Bell, p. 359
  • Crater Lake, Oregon, by J.S. Diller, p. 369
  • The function and field of geography, by J. Scott Keltie, p. 381
  • Letters from the Andree Party, p. 401
  • Scientific advantages of an Antarctic expedition, by John Murray and others, p. 413
  • Recent progress in physiology, by Michael Foster, p. 437
  • The factors of organic evolution from a botanical standpoint, by L.H. Bailey, p. 453
  • The law which underlies protective coloration, by Abbott H. Thayer, p. 477
  • Life history studies of animals, by L.C. Miall, p. 483
  • The Royal Menagerie of France and the National Menagerie, established on the 14th of Brumaire, of the year II (November 4, 1793), by E.T. Hamy, p. 507
  • Botanical opportunity, by William Trelease, p. 519
  • Mescal: A new artificial paradise, by Havelock Ellis, p. 537
  • The unity of the human species, by Marquis de Nadaillac, p. 549
  • Recent research in Egypt, by W.M. Flinders-Petrie, p. 571
  • A study of the Omaha tribe: The import of the totem, by Alice C. Fletcher, p. 577
  • A new group of stone implements from the southern shores of Lake Michigan, by W.A. Phillips, p. 587
  • A preliminary account of archaeological field work in Arizona in 1897, by J. Walter Fewkes, p. 601
  • The building for the Library of Congress, by Bernard R. Green, p. 625
  • George Brown Goode, by S.P. Langley, p. 633
  • Francis Amasa Walker, by George F. Hoar and Carroll D. Wright, p. 635
  • Index, p. 655
Color
multicolored
Control code
NB00000111043
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
733 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Other physical details
color maps, illustrations, tables
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Readex)1122164CC7431D98
Terms governing use
©2007 by NewsBank, Inc. All rights reserved

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