Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

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Página 228 - American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Association for the Advancement of Science; American...
Página 111 - His Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary near His Majesty the King of the Belgians, Her Majesty the Queen Regent of Spain, Mr.
Página 96 - No memoir on subjects of physical science to be accepted for publication which does not furnish a positive addition to human knowledge, resting on original research; and all unverified speculations to be rejected.
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Página 97 - Each collaborator to be furnished with the journals and publications, domestic and foreign, necessary to the compilation of his report; to be paid a certain sum for his labors, and to be named on the title-page of the report. 4. The reports to be published in separate parts so that persons interested in a particular branch can procure the parts relating to it without purchasing the whole. 5. These reports may be presented to Congress for partial distribution, the remaining copies to be given to literary...
Página 14 - North American Ethnology," and the "National Museum," and annually thereafter a detailed statement of expenditures under said appropriations shall be submitted to Congress at the beginning of each regular session thereof.
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Página 8 - That, in proportion as suitable arrangements can be made for their reception, all objects of art and of foreign and curious research, and all objects of natural history, plants, and geological and mineralogical specimens, belonging or hereafter to belong, to the United States...
Página xl - For expenses of the system of international exchanges between the United States and foreign countries, under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including salaries or compensation of all necessarv employees, and the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, twenty-eight thousand eight hundred dollars ............ ______ ........ „ . _______________ ........... ____ 28, 800.
Página 97 - ... Institution or the changes in the branches of knowledge may indicate. 2. The reports are to be prepared by collaborators eminent in the different branches of knowledge. 3. Each collaborator to be furnished with the journals and publications, domestic and foreign, necessary to the compilation of his report ; to be paid a certain sum for his labors, and to be named on the title-page of the report. 4. The reports to be published in .separate parts, so that persons interested in a particular branch...

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