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Author United States. Congress. House.

Title Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution showing the operations, expenditures and condition of the Institution for the year ending June 30, 1909. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1910


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 761 p. : color maps, illustrations, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 5818
House document / 61st Congress, 2nd session. House ; no. 112, pt. 1
House document (United States. Congress. House) ; 61st Congress, no. 112, pt. 1
Notes Publication contains sections on many countries within the large regions indexed.
Table of contents, p. V.
List of plates, p. VII.
Report of the Secretary, p. 1.
Report of the Executive Committee, p. 97.
Proceedings of the Board of Regents, p. 102.
The future of mathematics, by Henri Poincare, p. 123.
What constitutes superiority in an airship, by Paul Renard, p. 141.
Researches in radiotelegraphy, by J.A. Fleming, p. 157.
Recent progress in physics, by Sir J.J. Thomson, p. 185.
Production of low temperatures, and refrigeration, by L. Marchis, p. 207.
The nitrogen question from the military standpoint, by Charles E. Munroe, p. 225.
Simon Newcomb, by Ormond Stone, p. 237.
Solar radiation researches by Jules Cesar Janssen, by H. De la Baume Pluvinel, p. 243.
The return of Halley's Comet, by W.W. Campbell, p. 253.
The upper air, by E. Gold and W.A. Harwood, p. 261.
The formation, growth, and habit of crystals, by Paul Gaubert, p. 271.
The distribution of the elements in igneous rocks, by Henry S. Washington, p. 279.
The mechanism of volcanic action, by H.J. Johnston-Lavis, p. 305.
Conservation of natural resources, by James Douglas, p. 317.
The Antarctic land of Victoria, by Maurice Zimmermann, p. 331.
Some results of the British Antarctic expedition, 1907-9, by E.H. Shackleton, p. 355.
The oceanography of the Sea of Greenland, by D. Damas, p. 369.
From the Niger, by Lake Chad, to the Nile, by Lieut. Boyd Alexander, p. 385.
Mesopotamia: Past, present, and future, by Sir William Willcocks, p. 401.
Albert Gaudry and the evolution of the animal kingdom, by Ph. Glangeand, p. 417.
Charles Darwin, by August Weismann, p. 431.
Present problems in plant ecology: Problems of local distribution in arid regions, by Volney M. Spalding, p. 453.
The instinct of self-concealment and the choice of colors in the crustacea, by Romuald Minkiewicz, p. 465.
The origin and development of parasitical habits in the Cuculidae, by C.L. Barrett, p. 487.
Some remarks on the protective resemblance of South African birds, by Alwin Haagner, p. 493.
An inquiry into the history of the current English names of North American land birds, by Spencer Trotter, p. 505.
Condition of wild life in Alaska, by Madison Grant, p. 521.
Recent discoveries bearing on the antiquity of man in Europe, by George Grant MacCurdy, p. 531.
European population of the United States, by W.Z. Ripley, p. 585.
The Republic of Panama and its people, by Eleanor Yorke Bell, p. 607.
Ceramic decoration: Its evolution and its applications, by Louis Franchet, p. 639.
Some notes on Roman architecture, by F.T. Baggallay, p. 651.
The relation of science to human life, by Adam Sedgwick, p. 669.
Intellectual work among the blind, by Pierre Villey, p. 683.
The relation of mosquitoes, flies, ticks, fleas, and other arthropods to pathology, by G. Marotel, p. 703.
Natural resistance to infectious disease and its reinforcement, by Simon Flexner, p. 723.
Index, p. 739.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Chester, Vt.: NewsBank, inc., 2007. Available via the World Wide Web. Access restricted to Readex U.S. Congressional Serial Set subscribers.
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Other author Alexander, Boyd.
Baggallay, Frank Thomas.
Barrett, C.L.
Bell, Eleanor Yorke.
Campbell, W.W.
Damas, D., (David)
De la Baume Pluvinel, H.
Douglas, James.
Fleming, J.A., Sir, (John Ambrose)
Flexner, Simon.
Franchet, Louis.
Gaubert, Paul.
Glangeand, Ph.
Gold, E.
Grant, Madison.
Haagner, Alwin.
Harwood, W.A.
Johnston-Lavin, H.J.
MacCurdy, George Grant.
Marchis, L.
Marotel, G.
Minkiewicz, Romuald.
Munroe, Charles E., (Charles Edward)
Poincare, Henri.
Renard, Paul.
Ripley, William Z. (William Zebina), 1867-1941.
Sedgwick, Adam.
Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922
Spalding, Volney M., (Volney Morgan)
Stone, Ormond.
Thomson, J.J., Sir, (Joseph John)
Trotter, Spencer.
Villey, Pierre.
Washington, Henry Stephens.
Weismann, August.
Willcocks, William, Sir.
Zimmermann, Maurice.
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents.
Subject Airships.
Animal behavior.
Camouflage (Biology)
Ceramics and pottery.
Chemical elements.
Communicable diseases.
Conservation of natural resources.
Crystals and Crystallography.
Deserts and arid lands.
Discovery and exploration.
Federal aid to museums.
Federal receipts and expenditures.
Igneous rocks.
Laws and legislation.
Museum acquisitions.
Oceans and seas.
Plants (Botany)
Prehistoric peoples.
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery.
Trusts and trustees.
Wildlife conservation.
British Antarctic Expedition (1907-1909)
Blind persons.
Indigenous peoples.
Financial statements.
Annual Reports.