Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Part 1

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Smithsonian Institution, 1886
Report for 1915 includes article by Louis Agassiz Fuertes titled "Impressions of the voices of tropical birds," p. 299-323.

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Page 915 - History,' vol. iv 1846, No. 5, p. 165, Mr. John H. Redfield first described Triton Oregonense. Straits of San Juan de Fuca : plate 11. fig. 2. In the ' Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia,' 1848, vol. iv. p. 121, Mr. TA Conrad described...
Page x - Washington, during the time for which they shall hold their respective offices ; three members of the Senate, and three members of the House of Representatives...
Page 545 - stress." (7) Every letter is pronounced. When two vowels come together each one is sounded, though the result, when spoken quickly, is sometimes scarcely to be distinguished from a single sound, as in ai, an, ei.
Page 831 - It appeared from these experiments that the offspring did not tend to resemble their parent seeds in size, but to be always more mediocre than they, to be smaller than the parents, if the parents were large; to be larger than the parents, if the parents were very small.
Page ix - THOMAS F. BAYARD, Secretary of State. DANIEL MANNING, Secretary of the Treasury. WILLIAM C. ENDICOTT, Secretary of War. WILLIAM C. WHITNEY, Secretary of the Navy. WILLIAM F.
Page 834 - In other words, just as, in the lifetime of the individual, adjustive actions which were originally intelligent may by frequent repetition become automatic, so in the lifetime of the species, actions originally intelligent may, by frequent repetition and heredity, so write their effects on the nervous system that the latter is prepared, even before individual experience, to perform adjustive actions mechanically which, in previous generations, were performed intelligently. This mode of origin of...
Page 336 - 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 necessary employees, and the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, $32,000.
Page 723 - Note on the age of the slaty and arenaceous rocks in the vicinity of Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, by SW Ford.
Page 744 - Description of an articulate of doubtful relationship from the Tertiary beds of Florissant, Colorado.
Page 2 - ... such sum of money is required ; whereupon they shall examine the same, and, if they shall approve thereof, shall certify the same to the proper officer of the treasury for payment.

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