Bulletin of the Boston Society of Natural History, Issues 1-30 (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1915 - Natural history
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Page 3 - Society may recall seeing this collection on exhibtion at the World's Fair at Chicago in 1893, and meeting Mr. Lamb, who accompanied it and who personally attended to its proper repacking. and return. Thanks to his care, it did not suffer by this trip. Only a very few pieces will be put on exhibition at present owing to limited space, but any mineralogist who is interested in the collection will be welcome to see it at any time.
Page 9 - The collection of George L. Brigham was obtained in March and contained nearly 4,000 specimens, probably half of which are from New England localities. Mr. Brigham, a resident of Bolton, had collected extensively in the well-known localities of that town and surrounding towns. This collection fills out the Society's New England series and puts us in a strong position to offer exchanges.
Page 3 - Paris. The collection is thus rich in materials from these places, and as Mr. Lamb never let a specimen go that was once included in his collection, some of the individual specimens are unusually fine. In addition to the tourmaline, beryl, purple apatite and smoky quartz from these quarries, are notable specimens of amethyst from Stowe, rose quartz with greasy lustre from Mt.
Page 17 - San Francisco, Cal. CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON, Baltimore, Md. DAVID S. JORDAN, Stanford University, Cal. JOHN KING, Boone, Iowa. CORNELIUS KOLLOCK, Cheraw, SC ARNOLD LANG, Zurich, Switzerland. E. RAY LANKESTER, London, Eng. R. VON LENDENFELD, Czernowitz, Austria.
Page 11 - The stock of Transactions has been written down to half the published price and it must also be noted that since 1st October three parts of Volume 41 and one reprint have been handed over to the Agents. MEMBERSHIP There have been recorded during the year 12 deaths, 15 resignations and 10 names have been dropped for nonpayment of dues making a total loss of 37. Against these losses there have been 64 new members elected making a net gain of 27. The membership by classes is as follows: Honorary...
Page 14 - XEWCOMB, 43 Tremont St., Boston, Mass. FREDERICK H. NEWELL, Absent. MRS. EDITH J. NICHOLS, 294 Marlborough St, Boston, Mass. SERENO D. NICKERSON, Masonic Temple, Boston, Mass. WILLIAM H. NILES, Mass.
Page 18 - Washington, DC ROBERT RIDGWAY, Washington, DC HEINRICH ROSENBUSCH, Heidelberg, Germany. CM SCAMMON, San Francisco, Cal. PHILIP L. SCLATER, London, Eng. ARC SELWVN, Ottawa, Can.

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