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Author United States. Congress. House.

Title Annual report of the Board of Regents of the of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution to July, 1894. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1895


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 810 p. : color maps, illustrations, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 3341
Mis. doc. / 53rd Congress, 3rd session. House ; no. 90, pt. 1
Mis. doc. (United States. Congress. House) ; 53rd Congress, no. 90, pt. 1
Notes Table of contents, p. V.
List of illustrations, p. VIII.
Journal of the proceedings of the Board of Regents, p. XI.
Report of the Executive Committee, p. XV.
Report of the Secretary, p. 1.
Appendices to the Report of the Secretary, p. 41.
On the magnitude of the solar system, by William Harkness, p. 93.
Schiaparelli's latest views regarding Mars, by William H. Pickering, p. 113.
Light and electricity according to Maxwell and Hertz, by Henri Poincare, p. 129.
The Henry, by T.C. Mendenhall, p. 141.
The age of electricity, by E. Mascart, p. 153.
Terrestrial magnetism, by A.W. Rucker, p. 173.
Photographic photometry, by J. Janssen, p. 191.
The splash of a drop and allied phenomena, by A.M. Worthington, p. 197.
The waste and conservation of plant food, by Harvey W. Wiley, p. 213.
Four days' observations at the summit of Mont Blanc, by J. Janssen, p. 237.
Weather making, ancient and modern, by Mark W. Harrington, p. 249.
Variation of latitude, by J.K. Rees, p. 271.
The development of the cartography of America up to the year 1570, by Sophus Ruge, p. 281.
Antarctica: A vanished Austral land, by Henry O. Forbes, p. 297.
The promotion of further discovery in the Arctic and Antarctic regions, by Clements R. Markham, p. 317.
The physical condition of the ocean, by W.J.L. Wharton, p. 343.
The origin of the oldest fossils and the discovery of the bottom of the ocean, by W.K. Brooks, p. 359.
The relations of physiology to chemistry and morphology, by Giulio Fano, p. 377.
The work of the physiological station at Paris, by E.J. Marey, p. 391.
The method of organic evolution, by Alfred R. Wallace, p. 413.
The part played by electricity in the phenomena of animal life, by Ernest Solvay, p. 437.
The influence of certain agents in destroying the vitality of the typhoid and of the colon bacillus, by John S. Billings and Adelaide Ward Peckham, p. 451.
Modern developments of Harvey's work in the treatment of diseases of the heart and circulation, by T. Lauder Brunton, p. 459.
Ants' nests, by August Forel, p. 479.
The evolution of modern society in its historical aspects, by R.D. Melville, p. 507.
Migration and the food quest, by Otis Tufton Mason, p. 523.
The Guanches: The ancient inhabitants of Canary, by J.W. Gambier, p. 541.
The psychology of prestidigitation, by Alfred Binet, p. 555.
A discovery of Greek horizontal curves in the Maison Carree at Nimes, by William Henry Goodyear, p. 573.
The methods of archaeological research, by Henry Howorth, p. 589.
The art of casting bronze in Japan, by W. Gowland, p. 609.
Study and research, by Rudolph Virchow, p. 653.
Scientific problems of the future, by H. Elsdale, p. 667.
The founding of the Berlin University and the transition from the philosophic to the scientific age, by Rudolph Virchow, p. 681.
The Institute of France in 1894, by M. Loewy, p. 697.
Hermann von Helmholtz, by Arthur W. Rucker, p. 709.
Sketch of Heinrich Hertz, by Helene Bonfort, p. 719.
Appendix, p. 41.
Index, p. 727.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Chester, Vt.: NewsBank, inc., 2006. 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 Billings, John S., (John Shaw)
Binet, Alfred.
Bonfort, Helene.
Brooks, William Keith.
Brunton, T. Lauder, (Thomas Lauder)
Elsdale, H.
Fano, Giulio.
Forbes, Henry O., (Henry Ogg)
Forel, Auguste.
Gambier, J.W.
Goodyear, W.H., (William Henry)
Gowland, William.
Harkness, William.
Harrington, Mark W., (Mark Walrod)
Howorth, Henry H., (Henry Hoyle)
Janssen, Jules.
Loewy, M., (Maurice)
Marey, Etienne-Jules.
Markham, Clements R., (Clements Robert)
Mascart, Eleuthere Elie Nicolas.
Mason, Otis Tufton.
Melville, R.D.
Mendenhall, Thomas C., (Thomas Corwin)
Peckham, Adelaide Ward.
Pickering, William H., (William Henry)
Poincare, Henri.
Rees, John Krom.
Rucker, A.W., (Arthur William)
Ruge, Sophus.
Solvay, Ernest.
Virchow, Rudolf Ludwig Karl.
Wallace, Alfred Russell.
Wharton, W.J.L., (William James Lloyd)
Wiley, Harvey Washington.
Worthington, A.M., (Arthur Mason)
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents.
Subject Agriculture.
Anatomy and physiology.
Cardiovascular system.
Discovery and exploration.
Electric power.
Federal receipts and expenditures.
Heart disease.
Marine biology.
Marine transportation.
Mars (Planet)
Meteorology and weather forecasting.
Migration (Population geography)
Ocean currents.
Solar system.
Typhoid fever.
Universities and colleges.
Weights and measures.
Financial statements.
Annual Reports.