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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 1879. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1880


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 631 p. : illustrations, maps, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 1891
Mis. doc. / 46th Congress, 2nd session. Senate ; no. 54
Mis. doc. (United States. Congress. Senate) ; 46th Congress, 2nd session, no. 54
Notes Table of contents, p. 7.
Report of the Secretary, p. 11.
Appendix to the Report of the Secretary, p. 77.
Report of the Executive Committee, p. 117.
Journal of proceedings of the Board of Regents, p. 141.
A study of the savage weapons at the Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876, by Edward H. Knight, p. 213.
The preservations of antiquities and national monuments in Denmark, by J.J.A. Worsaae, p. 299.
The French half-breeds of the Northwest, by V. Havard, p. 309.
Prehistoric remains in Montana, between Fort Ellis and the Yellowstone River, by P.W. Norris, p. 327.
The Shoshone or Snake Indians: Their religion, superstitions, and manners, by Albert G. Brackett, p. 328.
Ruins in White River Canon, Pima County, Arizona, by R.T. Burr, p. 333.
Mounds in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, by Thomas Armstrong, p. 335.
Mounds near Quincy, Ill., and in Wisconsin, by William Gilbert Anderson, 341.
Notes on some of the principal mounds in the De Moines Valley, by Samuel B. Evans, p. 344.
Composition of ancient pottery found near the mouth of Chequest Creek, at Pittsburg, on the Des Moines River, by Robert N. Dahlberg and Charles L. Dahlberg, p. 349.
Prehistoric evidences in Missouri, by G.C. Broadhead, p. 350.
Mounds in Muscatine County, Iowa, and Rock Island County, Illinois, by Theron Thompson, p. 359.
Antiquities of Rock Island County, Illinois, by Adolph Toellner, p. 363.
Stone cists near Highland, Madison County, Illinois, by Arthur Oehler, p. 366.
Mounds in Pike County, Illinois, by Brainerd Mitchell, p. 367.
Mounds in the Spoon River Valley, Illinois, by W.H. Adams, p. 368.
Mounds in Franklin County, Indiana, by Edgar R. Quick, p. 370.
Mounds and earthworks of Rush County, Indiana, by F. Jackman, p. 374.
Primitive manufacture of spear and arrow points along the line of the Savannah River, by Charles C. Jones, Jr., p. 376.
Mica beds in Alabama, by William Gesner, p. 382.
Mounds in Washington County, Mississippi, by James Hough, p. 383.
Mounds in Moorehouse Parish, Louisiana, by Benjamin H. Brodnax, p. 386.
Wampum belts of the Six Nations, by W.M. Beauchamp, p. 389.
Indian relics from Schoharie, N.Y., by Frank D. Andrews, p. 391.
Preliminary explorations among the Indian mounds in southern Florida, by S.T. Walker, p. 392.
Report on the shell heaps of Tampa Bay, Florida, by S.T. Walker, p. 413.
Mounds on Gideon's farm, near Excelsior, Hennepin County, Minnesota, by Frank H. Nutter, p. 422.
Summary of correspondence of the Smithsonian Institution previous to January 1, 1880, in answer to Circular No. 316, by Otis T. Mason, p. 428.
Anthropological investigations during the year 1879, by Otis T. Mason, p. 449.
Index to papers on anthropology published by the Smithsonian Institution, 1847 to 1878, by George H. Boehmer, p. 476.
On the present fundamental principles of physics, by Franz Joseph Pisko, p. 485.
A universal meteorograph, designed for detached observatories, by E.H. Von Baumhauer, p. 519.
Reports of American observatories, by E.S. Holden, p. 535.
Index, p. 597.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Chester, Vt.: NewsBank, inc., 2005. 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 Adams, W.H.
Anderson, William Gilbert.
Andrews, Frank D.
Armstrong, Thomas.
Beauchamp, William Martin.
Boehmer, George H.
Brackett, Albert G., (Albert Gallatin)
Broadhead, G.C., (Garland Carr)
Brodnax, Benjamin H.
Burr, R.T.
Dahlberg, Charles L.
Dahlberg, Robert N.
Evans, Samuel B.
Gesner, William.
Havard, Valery.
Hough, James.
Jackman, F.
Mason, Otis Tufton.
Mitchell, Brainerd.
Norris, Philetus W., (Philetus Walter)
Nutter, Frank H.
Oehler, Arthur.
Pisko, Franz Joseph.
Quick, Edgar R.
Thompson, Theron.
Toellner, Adolf.
Von Baumhauer, E.H.
Walker, S.T.
Worsaae, Jens Jacob Asmussen.
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents.
Subject Anthropology.
Ceramics and pottery.
Discovery and exploration.
Earthworks (Archaeology)
Federal aid to museums.
Indian craft.
Indian culture.
Indian weapons.
Learned institutions and societies.
Library acquisitions.
Meteorology and weather forecasting.
Mounds and mound-builders (Archaeology)
Museum acquisitions.
Natural history collections.
Scientific apparatus and instruments.
Racially mixed people.
Financial statements.
Annual Reports.
Names Lists.