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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, 1901. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1902


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 849 p. : color maps, illustrations, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 4393
House document / 57th Congress, 1st session. House ; no. 707, pt. 1
House document (United States. Congress. House) ; 57th Congress, no. 707, pt. 1
Notes "Kirchhoff, Alfred" and "Vries, Hugo de" are the authorized versions of the names according to the Library of Congress Name Authority File.
Table of contents, p. V.
List of plates, p. VIII.
Proceedings of the Board of Regents, p. XIII.
Report of the Executive Committee, p. XXV.
Act To Provide for Celebrating the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Purchase of the Louisiana Territory by the United States by Holding an International Exhibition of Arts, Industries, Manufactures, and the Products of the Soil, Mine, Forest, and Sea in the City of Saint Louis, in the State of Missouri (1901), p. LXI.
Report of the Secretary, p. 1.
Appendix to the Report of the Secretary, p. 53.
The Smithsonian Institution, p. 145.
Some recent astronomical events, by C.G. Abbot, p. 153.
A model of nature, by A.W. Rucker, p. 171.
A century of the study of meteorites, by Oliver C. Farrington, p. 193.
Recent studies in gravitation, by John H. Poynting, p. 199.
On ether and gravitational matter through infinite space, by Lord Kelvin, p. 215.
On bodies smaller than atoms, by J.J. Thomson, p. 231.
The exploration of the atmosphere at sea by means of kites, by A. Lawrence Rotch, p. 245.
Solid hydrogen, by James Dewar, p. 251.
Utilizing the sun's energy, by Robert H. Thurston, p. 263.
The new radiations: Cathode rays and Rontgen rays, by A. Dastre, p. 271.
Wireless telegraphy, by G. Marconi, p. 287.
Transatlantic telephoning, by William A. Anthony, p. 299.
The telephonograph, by William J. Hammer, p. 307.
Color photography, by Sir William J. Herschel, p. 313.
The history of chronophotography, by Dr. J. Marey, p. 317.
The aims of the National Physical Laboratory of Great Britain, by R.T. Glazebrook, p. 341.
Emigrant diamonds in America, by William Herbert Hobbs, p. 359.
Bogoslof volcanoes, by C. Hart Merriam, p. 367.
The Antarctic voyage of the Belgica during the years 1897, 1898, and 1899, by Henryk Arctowski, p. 377.
The sea in the life of the nations, by Alfred Kirchoff, p. 389.
Forest destruction, by Gifford Pinchot and C. Hart Merriam, p. 401.
Irrigation, by F.H. Newell, p. 407.
The palace of Minos, by Arthur J. Evans, p. 425.
The engraved pictures of the Grotto of La Mouthe, Dordogne, France, by Emile Riviere, p. 439.
The mind of primitive man, by Franz Boas, p. 451.
Traps of the American Indians: A study in psychology and invention, by Otis T. Mason, p. 461.
The Abbott Collection from the Andaman Islands, by Lieut. W.E. Safford, p. 475.
The development of illumination, by Walter Hough, p. 493.
Order of development of the primal shaping arts, by W.H. Holmes, p. 501.
Boomerangs, by Gilbert T. Walker, p. 515.
The possible improvement of the human breed under the existing conditions of law and sentiment, by Francis Galton, p. 523.
The fire walk ceremony in Tahiti, by S.P. Langley, p. 539.
The laws of nature, by S.P. Langley, p. 545.
The children's room in the Smithsonian Institution, by Albert Bigelow Paine, p. 553.
Salt and its physiological uses, by A. Dastre, p. 561.
Santos-Dumont circling the Eiffel Tower in an air ship, by Eugene P. Lyle, Jr., p. 575.
Automobile races, by Henri Fournier and others, p. 593.
The erection of the Gokteik Bridge, by Day Allen Willey, p. 611.
The great Alpine tunnels, by Francis Fox, p. 617.
The mutation theory of Professor de Vries, by Charles A. White, p. 631.
The dinosaurs, or terrible lizards, by F.A. Lucas, p. 641.
The greatest flying creature, by S.P. Langley, introducing a paper by F.A. Lucas on the great Pterodactyl ornithostoma, p. 649.
The okapi: The newly discovered beast living in central Africa, by Sir Harry H. Johnston, p. 661.
Observations on termites, or white ants, by G.D. Haviland, p. 667.
The wanderings of the water buffalo, p. 679.
On the preservation of the marine animals of the Northwest coast, by William H. Dall, p. 683.
Some private zoos, by F.G. Aflalo, p. 689.
The National Zoo at Washington: A study of its animals in relation to their natural environment, by Ernest Thompson Seton, p. 697.
The submarine boat, by Rear Admiral George W. Melville, p. 717.
Commemoration of Prof. Henry A. Rowland, by T.C. Mendenhall, p. 739.
Index, p. 755.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Chester, Vt.: NewsBank, inc., 2006. Available via the World Wide Web. Access restricted to Readex U.S. Congressional Serial Set subscribers.
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Other author Abbot, C.G., (Charles Greeley)
Aflalo, Frederick G., (Frederick George)
Anthony, William A., (William Arnold)
Arctowski, Henryk.
Boas, Franz.
Dall, William Healey.
Dastre, A., (Albert)
Dewar, James, Sir.
Evans, Arthur, Sir.
Farrington, Oliver C., (Oliver Cummings)
Fournier, Henri.
Fox, Francis, Sir.
Galton, Francis, Sir, 1822-1911
Glazebrook, R.T., Sir, (Richard Tetley)
Hammer, William Joseph.
Haviland, George Darby.
Herschel, William James, Sir, Bart.
Hobbs, William Herbert.
Holmes, William Henry.
Hough, Walter.
Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir.
Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron.
Kirchhoff, Alfred.
Langley, S.P., (Samuel Pierpont)
Lucas, Frederic A., (Frederic Augustus)
Lyle, Eugene P., (Eugene Percy)
Marconi, Guglielmo, Marchese.
Marey, Etienne-Jules.
Mason, Otis Tufton.
Melville, George W., (George Wallace)
Mendenhall, Thomas C., (Thomas Corwin)
Merriam, C. Hart, (Clinton Hart)
Newell, Frederick Haynes.
Paine, Albert Bigelow.
Pinchot, Gifford.
Poynting, J.H., (John Henry)
Riviere, Emile.
Rotch, Abbott Lawrence.
Rucker, A.W., (Arthur William)
Safford, William Edwin.
Seton, Ernest Thompson.
Thomson, J.J., Sir, (Joseph John)
Thurston, Robert Henry.
Walker, Gilbert Thomas, Sir.
White, Charles A., (Charles Abiathar)
Willey, Day Allen.
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents.
Subject Airships.
Atomic theory.
Bridge construction.
Cathode rays.
Color photography.
Discovery and exploration.
Federal receipts and expenditures.
Insect pests.
Marine biology.
Meteorology and weather forecasting.
Meteors and meteorites.
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Solar energy.
Transoceanic telegraph.
Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897-1899)
Financial statements.
Annual Reports.