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The first hundred years of the Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1946

Author: Webster Prentiss True
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : [publisher not identified], 1946.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
True, Webster Prentiss, 1892-
First hundred years of the Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1946.
Washington, D.C. : [s.n.], 1946
(OCoLC)594009917
Named Person: James Smithson; James Smithson
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Webster Prentiss True
OCLC Number: 1052630
Notes: "August 10, 1946."
Description: viii, 64 pages, [41] pages of plates : illustrations (1 color), portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Origin of the Smithsonian Institution --
The Smithsonian is launched on its career --
The Nation's treasure house --
Indians --
Life depends on the sun --
Live animals --
Exploring for science --
"A gallery of art" --
The diffusion of knowledge --
The Smithsonian in wartime --
The first milestone.
Responsibility: by Webster P. True.

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