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Smithsonian Institution 1846-1896.
|All Authors / Contributors:||
G Brown Goode; Smithsonian Institution.
|Description:||x, 856 p. ports.|
|Contents:||Preface, by the President of the United States.--Introduction, by the secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.--History of the Smithsonian Institution: I. James Smithson, by S.P. Langley. II. The founding of the institution, 1835-1846, by G.B. Goode. III. The establishment and the board of regents, by G.B. Goode. IV. The three secretaries, by G.B. Goode. V. The benefactors, by S.P. Langley. VI. The Smithsonian building and grounds, by G.B. Goode. VII. The Smithsonian library, by C. Adler. VIII. The U.S. National Museum, by F.W. True. IX. Bureau of American ethnology, by W.J. McGee. X. The international exchange system, by W.C. Winlock. X. The astrophysical observatory, by S.P. Langley. XII. The National zoölogical park, by F. Baker. XIII. Exploration work of the Smithsonian Institution, by F.W. True. XIV. The Smithsonian publications, by C. Adler. XV. Biographical sketch of George Brown Goode, by D.S. Jordan.--Appreciations of the work of the Smithsonian institution: I. Physics, by T.C. Mendenhall. II. Mathematics, by R.S. Woodward. III. Astronomy, by E.S. Holden. IV. Chemistry, by M. Benjamin. V. Geology and mineralogy, by W.N. Rice. VI. Meteorology, by M. Benjamin. VII. Paleontology, by E.D. Cope. VIII. Botany, by W.G. Farlow. IX. Zoölogy, by T. Gill. X. Anthropology, by J.W. Fewkes. XI. Geography, by G.G. Hubbard. XII. Bibliography, by H.C. Botton. XIII. The coöperation of the Smithsonian Institution with other institutions of learning, by D.C. Gilman. XIV. The influence of the Smithsonian Institution upon the development of libraries, the organization and work of societies and the publication of scientific literature in the United States, by J.S. Billings. XV. Relation between the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress, by A.R. Spofford.--Appendix: Principal events in the history of the institution, comp. by W.J. Rhees.--Index.|
|Responsibility:||ed. by George Brown Goode.|