Proceedings - Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, Volumes 1-3 (Google eBook)

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Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences., 1907 - Science
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Contents

Observations on two water spouts in Raritan Bay
100
Noteworthy Staten Island insects with additions to the local lists
104
Time of arrival of the barn swallow on Staten Island
112
A few notes on the American woodcock Philohela minor Gmel
113
A remarkable hailstorm PI III
133
A new species of tree cricket
137
in connection with the 25th Anniversary of the organization
147
The Natural Science Association of Staten IslandWalter C Kerr
161
Their Influence and ValueDr Nathan
169
By Philip Dowel I
i
By Stafford C Edwards
vii
Note by the Committee of Arrangements
xxxix
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By Arthur Hollick
9
A newly discovered outcrop of Triassic rock on Staten Island 16
16
Resolution Adopted by the Association November 17 1906 xl
17
Lawrences and Brewsters Warblers by James Chapin 21
21
Insect borings in Cretaceous lignite from Kreischerville 23
23
A soapstone drift bowlder containing magnetite 31
31
Chemical Analysis of Cretaceous Amber from Kreischerville
34
Records of Meetings 40
40
Two old publications relating to Staten Island and vicinity 43
43
Notes on New Jersey Amphibians and Reptiles by William
47
The Massacre of the Lenape Indians in 1643 by Alanson
53
A Case of Involuntary Suicide by Lloyd M Bayne 62
62
The Coot in the Vicinity of Staten Island by James Chapin
70
A Days Collecting on a Staten Island Indian Site by Wil
88
Annual Address of the President of the Association
96
Records of Meetings 102
102
Exercises held in Connection with the Opening of the
115
The Chestnut Disease on Staten Island by Arthur Hollick 125
125
Document submitted on behalf of the Association in connection with
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