Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden

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Garden, 1918 - Botany
Contains the Report of the director and other administrative officers, together with occasional contributions on scientific subjects, but beginning in 1933 the Annual report of the director was published in It's Journal.
 

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Page 180 - Arboretum for the collection and culture of plants, flowers, shrubs and trees, the advancement of botanical science and knowledge, and the prosecution of original researches therein and in kindred subjects; for affording instruction in the same, and for the prosecution and exhibition of ornamental and decorative horticulture and gardening, and for the entertainment, recreation and instruction of the people...
Page 450 - The British Foreign Office has given instructions to release all publications of enemy origin in detention, so far as they are addressed to universities or public institutions of the United States, and has announced the termination of the permit arrangement. Accordingly, parcels held in London may be expected at any time, but shipments stored at Rotterdam, while now on shipboard there, must await the conclusion of the embargo negotiations with Holland. A solution is declared imminent.
Page 100 - ... European types. This conforms strictly with what I found among the descendants of immigrants of all nationalities. A year ago I had the opportunity to make an anthropometric investigation of a considerable number of natives of Porto Rico. This work was carried on in connection with the Natural History Survey of Porto Rico organized by the New York Academy of Sciences. The population of Porto Rico is derived from three distinct sources — from people belonging to the Mediterranean type of Europe,...
Page 180 - Park; from Pelham Bay Park through Pelham Parkway; through the Crotona Parkway and Southern Boulevard from Crotona Park; there are also driveway entrances at 2OOth Street, convenient for carriages coming from Jerome Avenue; at Newell Avenue, at the northern end of the Garden, for carriages coming from the north; at Bleecker Street on the eastern side of the Garden for carriages coming from the east; and at the Woodlawn Road, convenient for carriages coming from Yonkers, and from other points west...
Page 290 - In order to provide a method for viewing the collections under guidance, an aid leaves the front door of the Museum Building every week-day afternoon at 3 o'clock, to escort all who may wish to accompany him. The routes are as follows : Monday: Hemlock Forest and Herbaceous Garden. Tuesday: Pinetum. Wednesday: Fruticetum and North Meadows. Thursday: Deciduous Arboretum, Nurseries, Propagating Houses.
Page 179 - Avenue, the reservation including nearly 400 acres of land of a very diversified character, furnishing natural landscapes of great beauty and variety. Means of Access The Garden is conveniently reached in the following ways : 1. By the Harlem Division of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad to The Botanical Garden Station. 2. By the Third Avenue Elevated Railway system to the terminal station of that road at Bronx Park. 3. By the Subway, Lenox Avenue and West Farms branch, with transfer...

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