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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, 1887. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1888


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 789 p. : illustrations, maps, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 2582
Mis. doc. / 50th Congress, 1st session. House ; no. 600, pt. 2
Mis. doc. (United States. Congress. House) ; 50th Congress, no. 600, pt. 2
Notes Table of contents, p. IX.
List of illustrations, p. XIII.
Cradles of the American aborigines, by Otis T. Mason, p. 161.
Notes on the artificial deformation of children among savage and civilized peoples (with a bibliography), by J.H. Porter, p. 213.
The human beast of burden, by Otis T. Mason, p. 237.
Ethno-conchology: A study of primitive money, by Robert E.C. Stearns, p. 297.
A preliminary catalogue of the Eskimo collection in the U.S. National Museum, arranged geographically and by uses, by T. Dix Bolles, p. 335.
The extermination of the American bison, with a sketch of its discovery and life history, by William T. Hornaday, p. 367.
Table of contents, p. 369.
The preservation of museum specimens from insects and the effects of dampness, by Walter Hough, p. 549.
Indexes to accession list, p. 705.
General 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 Bolles, Timothy Dix.
Hornaday, William Temple.
Hough, Walter.
Mason, Otis Tufton.
Porter, J.H.
Stearns, Robert E.C., (Robert Edwards Carter)
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents.
Subject Anthropology.
Ceramics and pottery.
Indian craft.
Indian culture.
Library acquisitions.
Museum acquisitions.
Natural history collections.
Plants (Botany)
Indigenous peoples.
Annual Reports.