Act of Incorporation, Constitution, By-laws, and Lists of Officers and Members of the Chicago Academy of Sciences: With a Historical Sketch of the Association, and Reports on the Museum and Library
Brewster & Hanscom, printers, 1865 - Chicago Academy of Sciences - 63 pages
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Page iv - The Chicago Academy of Sciences," and TO IHCOBPOBATB by that name shall have perpetual succession, shall be capable in law to contract and be contracted with, sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded...
Page lviii - A Notice of the Origin, Progress, and Present Condition of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia " (1852) ; and " Notes and Commentaries during Voyages to Brazil and China, 1848
Page iv - ... pleasure. SEC. 2. The constitution and by-laws of said association now in operation shall govern the corporation hereby created until the same shall be regularly altered or repealed, and the present officers of said association shall be officers of this corporation until their respective terms of office shall expire, or be vacated in pursuance thereof.
Page v - Illinois, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of an Enrolled Law now on file in my office. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand, and affixed the Great Seal of State, at the City of Springfield, this 14th day of February, AD 1861.
Page xlviii - Plans of various Lakes and Rivers between Lake Huron and the River Ottawa, to accompany the Geological Reports for 1853, '54, '55, '56.
Page iii - In 1859 the institution was incorporated, its object being "the increase and diffusion of scientific knowledge by a museum, by a library, by the reading and publication of original papers, and by such other suitable methods as shall from time to time be adopted." In 1862 a new charter was obtained. In the same year Robert Kennicott, the first director, returned from a Smithsonian institution expedition through British North America bringing many specimens, the duplicates belonging to the academy....
Page xlvii - Report on the Fishes of the New Jersey Coast, as observed in the Summer of 1854.
Page liii - Report on the geology of the Lake Superior land district : by JW Foster and JD Whitney, United States Geologists. Part II.