Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution (Google eBook)

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The Institution, 1884
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Page 159 - He received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the University of...
Page 479 - B with the sound velocity where y is the ratio of the specific heat at constant pressure to the specific heat at constant volume, and p is the gas pressure.
Page x - Institution, to be composed of the Vice-President, the Chief Justice of the United States, and the governor of the District of Columbia, three members of the Senate and three members of the House of Representatives...
Page 272 - Library, the Chairman of the House Committee on the Library, the Librarian of Congress, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and the Archivist of the United States. The said Council shall define the classes of material...
Page 9 - It had been proposed to erect a separate building for the Geological Survey, disconnected from the National Museum; but there being no ground available for this purpose, it was thought expedient to ask for an appropriation to furnish the required quarters on the Smithsonian reservation, which is at present ample for the purpose. On the 10th of April last the following bill was accordingly introduced into the House of Representatives and referred to the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds. The...
Page 275 - Institution, from a very early date, to enrich the annual report required of them by law with memoirs illustrating the more remarkable and important developments in physical and biological discovery...
Page 39 - On the Construction of a Silvered Glass Telescope, fifteen and a half inches in aperture, and its use in Celestial Photography.
Page 333 - ... 90 to 150 feet high. The strata consist mainly of marls and limestones, arenaceous deposits being rare ; and they form a continuous series from the base of the Cambrian to the top of the Silurian, the whole of these strata being in conformable succession and unconformably overlain by the Devonian. Although the representative of the Cambrian or Primordial Silurian contains neither Paradoxides nor Olenus, nor, indeed, any Trilobites whatever, but only Lmgulidte and Graptolites, yet its stratigraphies!
Page 269 - Provided, That all such articles as shall be sold in the United States or withdrawn for consumption therein at any time after such importation shall be subject to the duties, if any, imposed on like articles by the revenue laws in force at the date of importation...
Page x - Institution", to be composed of the Vice President, the Chief Justice of the United States, and three members of the Senate and three members of the House of Representatives; together with six other persons, other than members of Congress, two of whom shall be resident in the city of Washington; and the other four shall be inhabitants of some State, but no two of them of the same State.

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