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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 1867. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1868


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 506 p. : illustrations, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 1319
Mis. doc. / 40th Congress, 2nd session. Senate ; no. 86
Mis. doc. (United States. Congress. Senate) ; 40th Congress, 2nd session, no. 86
Notes Report of the Secretary follows p. 12.
List of meteorological stations and observers follows p. 78.
Report of the Executive Committee follows p. 97.
Journal of the proceedings of the Board of Regents follows p. 107.
Biographical notice of Charles Coffin Jewett, by Guild, R.A., follows p. 127.
Biographical notice of Wm. Henry Harvey, by Asa Gray, follows p. 130.
Memoir of Legendre, by L. Elie de Beaumont, precedes p. 138.
Memoir of Peltier, by F.A. Peltier, follows p. 157.
The Royal Institution of Great Britain: History of, by Ed. Mailly, follows p. 202.
Michael Faraday: His life and works, by A. de La Rive, follows p. 226.
The Jussieus and the natural method, by M. Flourens, follows p. 245.
Natural history of organized bodies, by M. Marey, follows p. 276.
On the electrical currents of the Earth, by Charles Matteucci, follows p. 304.
Considerations on electricity: Account of lightning discharges, by various authors, follows p. 312.
Queries about expression for anthropological inquiry, by Charles Darwin, follows p. 323.
On the various modes of flight in relation to aeronautics, by J.B. Pettigrew, precedes p. 326.
Man as the cotemporary of the mammoth and the reindeer in Middle Europe follows p. 334.
Photochemistry, by M. Jamin, follows p. 362.
Dorpat and Poulkova, by Cleveland Abbe, follows p. 369.
On traces of the early mental condition of man, by Edward B. Taylor, follows p. 390.
Indian remains, Red River settlement, Hudson's Bay territory, by D. Gunn, follows p. 398.
Ancient mound near Chattanooga, Tenn., by M.C. Read, p. 401.
Ancient burial mound in Indiana, by William Pidgeon, p. 403.
Ancient remains in Colorado, by E.L. Berthoud, p. 403.
Mounds in Mississippi, by Samuel A. Agnew, p. 404.
Cave in Calaveras County, California, by J.D. Whitney, p. 406.
Ethnological Department of the French Exposition, 1867, p. 407.
Notes on Indian history, by F.V. Hayden, p. 411.
Description of a human skull from Rock Bluff, Ill., by J.A. Meigs, p. 412.
Introduction to the study of the Coptic language, by M. Kabis, p. 415.
Note on the Tonto Apaches, by Charles Smart, p. 417.
Explorations in Central America, by C.H. Berendt, p. 420.
Notes of an egging expedition to Shoal Lake, west of Lake Winnipeg, by Donald Gunn, follows p. 426.
Sketch of the flora of Alaska, by J.T. Rothrock, follows p. 432.
Earthquakes in St. Thomas, by George A. Latimer, p. 465.
Eruption of a volcano in Nicaragua, by A.B. Dickinson, p. 467.
Cloud-bursts, by William J. Young, p. 471.
Meteorite in Mexico, by A. Woodworth, p. 472.
Meteorite in Mexico, by Robert Simson, p. 472.
Meteorology of Caracas, South America, by G.A. Ernst, p. 473.
Cyclone in the Indian Ocean, by N. Pike, p. 477.
Abbreviations used in England, 1867, by W. De la Rue, follows p. 485.
Table of contents follows p. 488.
List of illustrations, p. 491.
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.
Language notes English
Other author Abbe, Cleveland.
Agnew, Samuel A.
Alexander, C.A.
Berendt, C. Hermann, (Carl Hermann)
Berthoud, E.L.
Darwin, Charles.
De la Rue, W.
Dickinson, A.B.
Elie de Beaumont, L., (Leonce)
Ernst, G.A.
Flourens, P., (Pierre)
Gray, Asa.
Guild, Reuben A.
Gunn, Donald.
Hayden, F.V., (Ferdinand Vandeveer)
Jamin, J., (Jules)
Kabis, M.
La Rive, Auguste de.
Latimer, George A.
Mailly, Ed.
Marey, Etienne-Jules.
Matteucci, Charles.
Meigs, James Aitken.
Peltier, F.A., (Ferdinand Athanase)
Pettigrew, James Bell.
Pidgeon, William.
Pike, Nicholas.
Reed, M.C.
Rothrock, J.T., (Joseph T.)
Simson, Robert.
Smart, Charles.
Taylor, Edward Burnet.
Whitney, J.D.
Woodworth, Abner.
Young, William J.
Aus Der Natur.
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents.
Paris Universal Exposition. (1867)
Subject Aeronautics.
Atmospheric pressure.
Chemical research.
Federal aid to libraries.
Federal aid to museums.
Government publications.
Human remains (Archaeology)
Language and languages.
Learned institutions and societies.
Library acquisitions.
Liquefied gases.
Meteorological stations.
Meteorology and weather forecasting.
Meteors and meteorites.
Mounds and mound-builders (Archaeology)
Museum acquisitions.
Plants (Botany)
Prehistoric peoples.
Trusts and trustees.
Indigenous peoples.
Financial statements.
Remodeling and renovation.
Annual Reports.
Names Lists.