The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896. :
the history of its first half century /
ed. by George Brown Goode ; [preface by William McKinley].
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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.
Physical description: x p., 1 leaf, 856 p. : ill., ports., plan ; 29 cm.
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