Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, 1. osa

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Page 1 - England, who in 1826 bequeathed his property to the United States of America "to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.
Page 67 - In 1920 and 1921 he served as chairman of the Division of Anthropology and Psychology of the National Research Council, and at various times participated in numerous committees of both the NRC and the Social Science Research Council.
Page 133 - Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be transmitted to the -family of the deceased, and that they be spread upon the records of this society.
Page 498 - Where are the blossoms of those summers! — fallen, one by one: so all of my family departed, each in his turn, to the land of spirits. I am on the hill-top, and must go down into the valley; and when Uncas follows in my footsteps, there will no longer be any of the blood of the Sagamores, for my boy is the last of the Mohicans.
Page 2 - ... shall be laid out under the direction of a Joint Committee of Congress upon the Library, to consist of three members of the Senate and three members of the House of Representatives.
Page 43 - ... of Congress as an exhibition room for the works of artists generally; and the extent and general usefulness of such an exhibition might probably be increased, if an arrangement could be effected with the Academy of Design, the Arts Union, the Artists...
Page 43 - The gallery of art, your committee think, should include both paintings and sculpture, as well as engravings and architectural designs; and it is desirable to have in connexion with it one or more studios in which young artists might copy without interruption, being admitted under such regulations as the board may prescribe.
Page 44 - Institution" for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge among men, approved August 10, 1846, 9 Stat.
Page 383 - When the leaf first unfolds, the little pears are not quite ripe, and the ants are continually employed going from one to another, examining them. When an ant finds one sufficiently advanced, it bites the small point of attachment ; then, bending down the fruit-like body, it breaks it off and bears it away in triumph to the nest.
Page 137 - ADVERTISEMENT. The object of the GENERAL APPENDIX to the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution is to furnish brief accounts of scientific discovery in particular directions; reports of investigations made by collaborators of the Institution ; and memoirs of a general character or on special topics that are of interest or value to the numerous correspondents of the Institution.

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