Handbook of Learned Societies and Institutions: America

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James David Thompson
Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1908 - 592 pages

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Page 6 - The objects of the Association are, by periodical and migratory meetings, to promote intercourse between those who are cultivating science In different parts of America, to give a stronger and more general impulse and more systematic direction to scientific research, and to procure for the labors of scientific men increased facilities and a wider usefulness.
Page 40 - AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING MATERIALS EXTRACT FROM CHARTER 1. The name of the proposed corporation is the "American Society for Testing Materials." 2. The corporation is formed for the promotion of knowledge of the materials of engineering, and the standardization of specifications and the methods of testing.
Page 108 - Memoir of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, with Notices of his Daughter.
Page 36 - THE PREVENTABLE CAUSES OF DISEASE, INJURY, AND DEATH IN AMERICAN MANUFACTORIES AND WORKSHOPS, AND THE BEST MEANS AND APPLIANCES FOR PREVENTING AND AVOIDING THEM.
Page 40 - Its objects shall be the advancement of engineering knowledge and practice and the maintenance of a high professional standard among its members.
Page 353 - Trustees and Fellows of the College or University, in the English Colony of Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations in New England, in America...
Page 403 - 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...
Page 358 - Total Eclipse of the Sun, January 1, 1889. A Report of the Observations made by the Washington University Eclipse Party at Norman, California.
Page 78 - To elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States.
Page 79 - In 1870 the National Association of School Superintendents and the American Normal School Association united with the NTA to form the National Educational Association.

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