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Author United States. Congress. Senate.

Title Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution for the year 1860. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1861


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 448 p. : illustrations, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 1089
Mis. doc. / 36th Congress, 2nd session. Senate ; no. 21
Mis. doc. (United States. Congress. Senate) ; 36th Congress, 2nd session, no. 21
Notes Report of the Secretary follows p. 12.
List of meteorological stations and observers follows p. 86.
Report of the Executive Committee follows p. 105.
Journal of the proceedings of the Board of Regents follows p. 110.
Lectures: On roads and bridges, by Fairman Rogers, precedes p. 124.
Lectures: On Mollusca; or "shell-fish" and their allies, by Philip P. Carpenter, follows p. 150.
General views on archaeology, by A. Morlot, follows p. 283.
Scientific Congress of Carlsruhe, by M.J. Nickles, follows p. 354.
Memoir of Rene-Just Hauy, by Baron Cuvier, follows p. 375.
Notices of the progress of our knowledge regarding the magnetic storms, by Edward Sabine, follows p. 393.
Meteorology: On the disappearance of ice, by R.H. Gardiner, follows p. 400.
Difference of temperature in different parts of St. Louis, Mo., by A. Fendler, p. 403.
Best hours for observations of temperature, by Chester Dewey, p. 413.
Natural history: Suggestions for saving parts of the birds' skeletons, by Alfred Newton, follows p. 416.
Notes on the wingless grasshopper of Shasta and Fall River Valleys, California; and a plan for keeping them out of fields, by Edward P. Vollum, follows p. 421.
Letter relative to the obtaining of specimens of flamingoes and other birds from south Florida, by Gustavus Wurdeman, follows p. 425.
On the habits of the pouched rat, or salamander, of Georgia, by William Gesner, follows p. 430.
Catalogue of the birds of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with the times of arrival in spring, from observations annually for ten successive years, by Vincent Barnard, follows p. 433.
On the forests and trees of Florida and the Mexican boundary, by J.G. Cooper, follows p. 438.
Table of contents follows p. 442.
Index follows p. 444.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Chester, Vt.: NewsBank, inc., 2004. Available via the World Wide Web. Access restricted to Readex U.S. Congressional Serial Set subscribers.
Usage Terms Copyright 2007 by NewsBank, Inc. All rights reserved.
Other author Barnard, Vincent.
Carpenter, Philip P., (Philip Pearsall)
Cooper, J.G.
Cuvier, Georges.
Dewey, Chester.
Fendler, Augustus.
Gardiner, R.H.
Gesner, William.
Morlot, A.
Newton, Alfred.
Nickles, M.J.
Rogers, Fairman.
Sabine, Edward, Sir.
Vollum, Edward P.
Wurdeman, Gustavus.
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents.
Subject Anthropology.
Boards of directors.
Civil engineering.
Ice on rivers, lakes, etc.
Indian languages.
Insect pests.
Library acquisitions.
Marine biology.
Meteorological stations.
Meteorology and weather forecasting.
Mexican-American border region.
Museum acquisitions.
Natural history collections.
Public administration.
Roads and highways.
Scientific apparatus and instruments.
Financial statements.
Annual Reports.
Names Lists.