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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 1873. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1874


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 452 p. : illustrations, maps, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 1585
Mis. doc. / 43rd Congress, 1st session. Senate ; no. 130
Mis. doc. (United States. Congress. Senate) ; 43rd Congress, 1st session, no. 130
Notes Report of the Secretary, p. 7.
Appendix to the Report of the Secretary follows p. 57.
Report of the Executive Committee follows p. 140.
Journal of proceedings of the Board of Regents follows p. 147.
General appendix to the Report for 1873 follows two pages after p. 159.
Charles Babbage, by N.S. Dodge, precedes p. 163.
Louis Agassiz, by Rufus P. Stebbins, precedes p. 199.
John Torrey, by Asa Gray, precedes p. 212.
George Gibbs, by John Austin Stevens, Jr., precedes p. 220.
Origin and propagation of disease, by John C. Dalton, precedes p. 227.
Later views of the connection of electricity and magnetism: Review of the mathematical theories, by Professor Helmholz, precedes p. 247.
Action at a distance, by James Clerk Maxwell, precedes p. 255.
Account of the astronomical observatory at Cordoba, Argentine Republic, by B.A. Gould, precedes p. 266.
Recent estimate of the population of the world, by Ed. Mailly, precedes p. 283.
On warming and ventilating occupied buildings, by Arthur Morin, precedes p. 294.
Additions to a memoir on methods of interpolation applicable to the graduation of irregular series, by E.L. De Forest, precedes p. 320.
Remarks on the Kjokken-Moddings on the northwest coast of America, by Paul Schumacher, precedes p. 355.
On a grammar and dictionary of the Carib or Karif language, with some account by whom it is spoken, by C.H. Berendt, p. 363.
The mound builders and platycnemism in Michigan, by Henry Gillman, p. 364.
The Leipsic "Museum of Ethnology," by A. Schott and Otis T. Mason, p. 390.
Antiquities of Union County, Illinois, by Thomas M. Perrine, p. 410.
Antiquities of Knox County, Indiana and Lawrence Country, Illinois, by A. Patton, p. 411.
Explorations on the western coast of North America, by William H. Dall, precedes p. 418.
Discovery of a large meteorite in Mexico, by William M. Pierson, p. 419.
On the habits of the beaver, by Felix R. Brunot, p. 422.
On a national library, by W.S. Jevons, p. 423.
Prize questions of scientific societies, p. 425.
Table of contents follows p. 442.
Index follows p. 444.
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 Berendt, C. Hermann, (Carl Hermann)
Brunot, Felix.
Dall, William Healey.
Dalton, John Call.
De Forest, Erastus L.
Dodge, N.S.
Gillman, Henry.
Gray, Asa.
Helmholtz, Hermann von.
Jevons, William Stanley.
Mailly, Ed.
Mason, Otis Tufton.
Maxwell, James Clerk.
Morin, M., (Arthur Jules)
Patton, A.
Perrine, Thomas M.
Pierson, William M.
Schott, Arthur.
Stebbins, Rufus P., (Rufus Phineas)
Stevens, John Austin, Jr.
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents.
Subject Antiquities.
Budgets and appropriations.
Communicable diseases.
Cultural relations.
Discovery and exploration.
Indian languages.
Learned institutions and societies.
Meteorology and weather forecasting.
Meteors and meteorites.
Mineralogical research.
Mounds and mound-builders (Archaeology)
Museum acquisitions.
Natural history collections.
Weights and measures.
Financial statements.
Annual Reports.
Names Lists.