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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 1870. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1871


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 502 p. : illustrations, maps, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 1471
Ex. doc. / 42nd Congress, 1st session. House ; no. 20
Ex. doc. (United States. Congress. House) ; 42nd Congress, 1st session, no. 20
Notes Report of Secretary follows p. 12.
List of meteorological stations and observers follows p. 64.
Report of the Executive Committee follows p. 80.
Journal of proceedings of the Board of Regents follows p. 84.
Eulogy on Alexander Dallas Bache, by Joseph Henry, p. 91.
Lecture on Switzerland, by Alexander Dallas Bache, p. 117.
On a physical observatory, by Joseph Henry, p. 141.
The history of my youth: An Autobiography of Francis Arago, p. 145.
Eulogy on Herschel, by Francis Arago, p. 197.
Life and labors of Henry Gustavus Magnus, p. 223.
Sketch of the life of Prof. Chester Dewey, by Martin B. Anderson, p. 231.
Thoughts on the nature and origin of force, by William B. Taylor, p. 241.
Induction and deduction: A discourse, by Justus Baron von Liebeg, p. 258.
Address on the relation of food to work, and its bearing on medical practice, by Samuel Haughton, p. 268.
Hydrogen as a gas and as a metal, by J. Emerson Reynolds, p. 295.
A lecture on the identification of the artisan and artist, by Cardinal Wiseman, p. 301.
The diamond and other precious stones, by M. Babinet, p. 333.
On the language of the aboriginal Indians of America, by George Gibbs, p. 364.
On antiquities in some of the southern states, by H.C. Williams, p. 367.
Ethnology of the Indians of the valley of the Red River of the North, by W.H. Gardner, p. 369.
Account of antiquities in the state of Vera Cruz, Mexico, by Hugo Finck, p. 373.
Account of antiquities in Tennessee, by E.O. Dunning, p. 376.
Account of ancient mounds in Georgia, by M.F. Stephenson, p. 380.
Explorations in Tennessee, by E.A. Dayton, p. 381.
Some account of the sarcophagus in the National Museum, now in charge of the Smithsonian Institution, by A.A. Harwood, p. 384.
Account of the discovery of a stone image in Tennessee, now in possession of the Smithsonian Institution, by Edw. M. Grant, p. 385.
On mixed races in Liberia, by Edw. W. Blyden, p. 386.
On shell-heaps, by James Fowler, p. 389.
On the uses of the brain and marrow of animals among the Indians of North America, by Titian R. Peale, p. 390.
Report of an exploration of ancient mounds in Union County, Kentucky, by Sidney S. Lyon, p. 392.
Sketch of ancient earthworks on the upper Missouri, by A. Barrandt, p. 406.
Account of aboriginal ruins at Savannah, Tennessee, by J. Parish Stelle, p. 408.
Account of aboriginal ruins on the Williams farm, in Hardin County, Tennessee, two miles below Savannah, Tennessee, by J. Parish Stelle, p. 416.
The earthquake in Peru, August 13, 1868, by J.V. Campbell, p. 421.
The electro-magnetic seismograph, by Prof. Palmieri, p. 425.
On the distribution of forest trees in Montana, Idaho and Washington, by W.W. Johnson, p. 428.
Influence of the aurora on the telegraph, by W.D. Sargent, p. 430.
New classification of clouds, by Andre Poey, p. 432.
On the evaporation observed at Palermo in 1865 and 1886, by P. Tacchini, p. 457.
On the electricity of induction in the aerial strata of the atmosphere..., by Fr. Zantedeschi, p. 466.
On the presence of electricity during the fall of rain, by Prof. Palmieri, p. 469.
Climate of Kansas, by R.S. Elliott, p. 472.
Account of a hail-storm on the Bosphorus, p. 475.
Account of a hail-storm in Texas, by George M. Bache, p. 477.
Table of contents follows p. 479.
List of illustrations follows p. 483.
Index precedes p. 486.
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 Anderson, Martin Brewer.
Arago, F., (Francois)
Babinet, Jacques.
Bach, George M.
Bache, A.D., (Alexander Dallas)
Barrandt, A.
Blyden, Edward Wilmot.
Campbell, J.V.
Dayton, E.A.
Dunning, E.O.
Elliott, R.S.
Finck, Hugo.
Fowler, James.
Gardner, W.H.
Gibbs, George.
Grant, Edward M.
Harwood, A.A., (Andrew Allen)
Haughton, Samuel.
Henry, Joseph.
Johnson, W.W.
Liebig, Justus, Freiherr von.
Lyon, Sidney S., (Sidney Smith)
Palmieri, Luigi.
Peale, Titian Ramsay.
Poey, Andre.
Reynolds, J. Emerson.
Sargent, W.D.
Stearns, John.
Stelle, James Parish.
Stephenson, M.F.
Tacchini, P., (Pietro)
Taylor, William B., (William Bower)
Williams, H.C.
Wiseman, Nicholas Patrick.
Zantedeschi, Francesco.
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents.
Subject Archaeology.
Chemical research.
Discovery and exploration.
Earthworks (Archaeology)
Federal aid.
Grounds maintenance.
Hides and skins.
Hydrographic surveying.
Indian culture.
Indian languages.
Learned institutions and societies.
Medical care.
Medical research.
Meteorological stations.
Meteorology and weather forecasting.
Mounds and mound-builders (Archaeology)
Museum acquisitions.
Precious stones.
Publishers and publishing.
Race relations.
Scientific apparatus and instruments.
Indigenous peoples.
Racially mixed people.
Financial statements.
Maintenance and repair.
Annual Reports.
Names Lists.