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Page 1 - 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, which may be in the city of Washington...
Page 4 - ... history, geology, ethnology, and archeology of the United States, supplemented by many collections from other countries. The opportunities for acquisition in these directions have been mainly brought about through the activities of the scientific and economic surveys of the Government, many of which are the direct outgrowths of earlier explorations, stimulated or directed by the Smithsonian Institution. The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 afforded the first opportunity for establishing a department...
Page 198 - Hist., vol. 52, art. 2, pp. 21-61, figs. 1-26. 1926. Amphipods of the family Bateidae in the collection of the United States National Museum.
Page 101 - Science and the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Technology of the National Research Council.
Page 27 - The growth of the library, although dependent somewhat upon purchase and gift, is dependent chiefly upon the exchange of publications between the Institution and its branches and other learned institutions and societies throughout the world. These publications come to the library direct, or through the international exchange service, which is administered by the Institution. During the last fiscal year 31,647 packages, of one or more publications each, came by mail, and 7,459 through the exchange....