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A history of the first half-century of the National Academy of Sciences, 1863-1913.

Author: Frederick W True; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington : [National Academy of Sciences], 1913.
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National Academy of Sciences (U.S.).
History of the first half-century of the National Academy of Sciences, 1863-1913.
Washington : [National Academy of Sciences], 1913
(DLC) 13035434
(OCoLC)6257847
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick W True; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
ISBN: 0309581656 9780309581653
OCLC Number: 58654139
Notes: Edited by Frederick W. True.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : Biodiversity Heritage Library, 2010. DcWaBHL
Description: 1 online resource (xi pages 1 leaf, 399 pages) : plates, portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.; Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Biodiversity Heritage Library Digital Imaging Specifications.
Contents: ""A HISTORY OF THE FIRST HALF-CENTURY OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES""; ""PREFACE""; ""Contents""; ""LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS""; ""CHAPTER I THE FOUNDING OF THE ACADEMY ""; ""CHAPTER II THE ANNALS OF THE ACADEMY ""; ""1863�1867""; ""1868�1872""; ""1873�1877""; ""1878�1882""; ""1883�1887""; ""1888�1892""; ""1893�1897""; ""1898�1902""; ""1903�1907""; ""1908�1912""; ""CHAPTER III BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF THE INCORPORATORS ""; ""LOUIS AGASSIZ""; ""JOHN H. ALEXANDER""; ""STEPHEN ALEXANDER""; ""ALEXANDER DALLAS BACHE""; ""FREDERICK AUGUSTUS PORTER BARNARD"" ""John gross barnard""""william holmes chambers bartlett""; ""alexis caswell""; ""william chauvenet""; ""john huntington crane coffin""; ""john adolphus bernhard dahlgren""; ""james dwight dana""; ""charles henry davis""; ""george engelmann""; ""john fries frazer""; ""wolcott gibbs""; ""james melville gilliss""; ""augustus addison gould""; ""benjamin apthorp gould""; ""asa gray""; ""arnold guyot""; ""james hall""; ""joseph henry""; ""julius erasmus hilgard""; ""edward hitchcock""; ""joseph stillman hubbard""; ""andrew atkinson humphreys""; ""john lawrence leconte""; ""joseph leidy"" ""J.peter lesley""""miers fisher longstreth""; ""dennis hart mahan""; ""john strong newberry""; ""hubert anson newton""; ""benjamin peirce""; ""john rodgers""; ""fairman rogers""; ""robert empie rogers""; ""william barton rogers""; ""lewis morris rutherfurd""; ""joseph saxton""; ""benjamin silliman, senior""; ""benjamin silliman, junior""; ""theodore strong""; ""john torrey""; ""joseph gilbert totten""; ""josiah dwight whitney""; ""joseph winlock""; ""jeffries wyman""; ""chapter iv the academy as the scientific adviser of the government "" ""Committees appointed by the academy on behalf of the government""""committee on weights, measures, and coinage. 1863""; ""committee on protecting the bottoms of iron vessels. 1863""; ""committee on magnetic deviation in iron ships. 1863""; ""committee on saxton's alcoholometer. 1863""; ""committee on wind and current charts and sailing directions. 1863""; ""committee on the question of tests for the purity of whiskey. 1864""; ""committee on experiments on the expansion of steam. 1864""; ""a committee on materials for the manufacture of cent coins. 1864"" ""Committee on the explosion on the united states steamer chenango. 1864""""committee on galvanic action from association of zinc and iron. 1867""; ""committee on proving and gauging distilled spirits and preventing fraud. 1866""; ""committee on the improvement of greytown harbor, nicaragua. 1866""; ""committee on the protection of coal mines from explosion by means of electricity. 1870""; ""committee on the effect of chemicals on internal revenue stamps. 1870""; ""committee on the transit of venus. 1871 and 1881""; ""committee on water-proofing the fractional currency. 1875""

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