Annual Report - National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Sciences, 1899
Vols. for include reports for the National Research Council; 1965/66- include reports for the National Academy of Engineering; 1971/72- include reports for the Institute of Medicine.
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Academy of Sciences accounts adopted Agassiz ALEXANDER amended American annual meeting appointed appropriations approved April arrangements authorized award Bache ballot Barnard Biographical bonds Boss called Cambridge Chairman CHANDLER CHARLES Chicago committee COMSTOCK Congress Conn constitution council Date death designated direction directors Draper EDWARD election foreign associates fund GEORGE Gibbs Gould Government HALE Hall Harvard Haven held Henry home secretary income Institution interest Invested JAMES JOHN Joseph July LEWIS March Mass Massachusetts medal meeting members present membership memoirs National Academy NEWCOMB nomination notice November Observatory officers Osborn Pennsylvania person present president Prof Professor publication receive recommendation referred REMSEN Rogers rules scientific Sept session SMITH solar submitted Survey treasurer trust United University votes WALCOTT Washington Watson York City
Page 8 - States as ma}T be designated, and the Academy shall, whenever called upon by any Department of the Government, investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art, the actual expense of such investigations, examinations, experiments, and reports to be paid from appropriations which may be made for the purpose, but the Academy shall receive no compensation whatever for any services to the Government of the United States.
Page 7 - That the National Academy of Sciences shall consist of not more than fifty ordinary members, and the said corporation hereby constituted shall have power to make its own organization, including its constitution, by-laws, and rules and regulations; to fill all vacancies created by death, resignation, or otherwise; to provide for the election of foreign and domestic members, the division into classes, and all other matters needful or usual in such institution, and to report the same to Congress.
Page 5 - Silliman, junior, Connecticut; Theodore Strong, New Jersey; John Torrey, New York; JG Totten, United States Army, Connecticut; Joseph Winlock, United States Nautical Almanac, Kentucky; Jeffries Wyman, Massachusetts; JD Whitney, California; their associates and successors duly chosen, are hereby incorporated, constituted, and declared to be a body corporate, by the name of the National Academy of Sciences.
Page 18 - STATE OF NEW YORK,) County of New York,) ss. : On this day of , 1910, before me personally came to me known and...
Page 17 - AN ACT To incorporate the National Academy of Sciences Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Louis Agassiz, Massachusetts; JH Alexander, Maryland; S. Alexander, New Jersey; AD Bache, at large; FB Barnard,1 at large; JG Barnard, United States Army, Massachusetts; WHC Bartlett, United States Military Academy, Missouri; UA Boyden...
Page 10 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act to incorporate the National Academy of Sciences, approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, be, and the same is hereby, so amended as to remove the limitation of the number of ordinary members of said Academy as provided in said act.
Page 29 - Council, after the adoption of this article, two members shall be elected to serve for three years, two for two years and two for one year ; and annually thereafter two members shall be elected for three years.
Page 20 - Lavergne, undertaken by desire of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences of the Institute of France...
Page 12 - Observatory and its work. This monumental volume not only furnishes a statement of the various publications of the authors, but exhibits the relation of the various investigations undertaken much better than could readily be done by another. From this it appears that the work began in 1856 with a 5-inch Dolland equatorial, which was replaced two years later by an excellent 8-inch Clark telescope.
Page 5 - ... the National Academy of Sciences. SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the National Academy of Sciences shall consist of not more than fifty ordinary members, and the said corporation hereby constituted shall have power to make its own organization, including its constitution, by-laws, and rules and regulations...