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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, 1918. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1919

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Physical description 624 p. : illustrations, maps, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 7569
House document / 65th Congress, 3rd session. House ; no. 1454, pt. 1
House document (United States. Congress. House) ; 65th Congress, no. 1454, pt. 1
Notes Table of contents, p. V.
List of plates, p. VII.
Appendices, p. 25.
The discovery of helium, and what came of it, by C.G. Abbot, p. 121.
An account of the rise of navigation, by R.H. Curtiss, p. 127.
The tornadoes of the United States, by Prof. Robert DeC. Ward, p. 139.
Wind power, by James Carlill, p. 147.
A tribute. Samuel Pierpont Langley: Pioneer in practical aviation, by Henry Leffman, p. 157.
Twentieth century physics, by R.A. Millikan, p. 169.
The experiments of Dr. P.W. Bridgman on the properties of matter when under high pressure. Introductory note by C.G. Abbot, p. 185.
The problem of radioactive lead, by Theodore W. Richards, p. 205.
Sphagnum moss: War substitute for cotton in absorbent dressings, by Prof. George E. Nichols, p. 221.
History of military medicine and its contributions to science, by Col. W.P. Chamberlain, p. 235.
Some problems of international readjustment of mineral supplies as indicated in recent foreign literature, by Eleanora F. Bliss, p. 251.
Reptile reconstructions in the United States National Museum, by Charles W. Gilmore, p. 271.
A Pleistocene cave deposit in western Maryland, by J.W. Gidley, p. 281.
Paleobotany: A sketch of the origin and evolution of floras, by Edward W. Berry, p. 289.
The direct action of environment and evolution, by Prince Kropotkin, p. 409.
On the law of irreversible evolution, by Branislav Petronievics, p. 429.
The fundamental factor of insect evolution, by S.S. Chetverikov, p. 441.
The psychic life of insects, by E.L. Bouvier, p. 451.
Sexual selection and bird song, by Chauncey J. Hawkins, p. 461.
Marine camoufleurs and their camouflage: The present and prospective significance of facts regarding the coloration of tropical fishes, by W.H. Longley, p. 475.
Foot-plow agriculture in Peru, by O.F. Cook, p. 487.
Sun worship of the Hopi Indians, by J. Walter Fewkes, p. 493.
A constitutional league of peace in the Stone Age of America: The league of the Iroquois and its constitution, by J.N.B. Hewitt, p. 527.
The problem of degeneracy, by H.F. Tredgold, p. 547.
History in tools, by W.M. Flinders Petrie, p. 563.
The background of totemism, by E. Washburn Hopkins, p. 573.
A great naturalist: Sir Joseph Hooker, by Sir E. Ray Lankester, p. 585.
Index, p. 603.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Chester, Vt.: NewsBank, inc., 2007. 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 Abbot, C.G., (Charles Greeley)
Berry, Edward Wilber.
Bliss, Eleanora F.
Bouvier, E.L.
Carlill, James.
Chamberlain, Weston P.
Chetverikov, S.S., (Sergei Sergeevich)
Cook, O.F., (Orator Fuller)
Curtiss, R.H.
Fewkes, Jesse Walter.
Gidley, James Williams.
Gilmore, Charles W., (Charles Whitney)
Hawkins, Chauncey J.
Hewitt, J.N.B., (John Napoleon Brinton)
Hopkins, Edward Washburn.
Kropotkin, Petr Alekseevich.
Lankester, E. Ray, Sir, (Edwin Ray)
Leffmann, Henry.
Longley, W.H.
Millikan, Robert Andrews.
Nichols, George E.
Petrie, W.M. Flinders, Sir, (William Matthew Flinders)
Petronievics, Branislav.
Richards, Theodore W., (Theodore William)
Tredgold, A.F., (Alfred Frank)
Ward, Robert DeCourcy.
Smithsonian Institution.
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents.
Subject Aeronautics.
Agriculture.
Bibliography.
Birds.
Botany.
Business.
Camouflage (Biology)
Caves.
Chemical research.
Chemistry.
Constitutions.
Discovery and exploration.
Ecology.
Eugenics.
Evolution.
Federal aid to museums.
Federal receipts and expenditures.
Fishes.
Foreign banks and banking.
Foreign trade.
Fossils.
Geology.
Helium.
Ice ages.
Indian culture.
Insects.
Lead.
Libraries.
Library acquisitions.
Marine biology.
Medical supplies.
Mines and mineral resources.
Museum acquisitions.
Museums.
Navigation.
Observatories.
Paleobotany.
Paleontology.
Physics.
Plants (Botany)
Plowing and tillage.
Prehistoric animals.
Radioactive substances.
Reptiles.
Tools.
Tornadoes.
Totemism.
Trusts and trustees.
Windmills.
Winds.
Zoos.
World War I (1914-1918)
Disabled persons.
Indians.
Naturalists.
Financial statements.
Research.
Annual Reports.
Monographs.
Names Lists.