Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Part 1

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Smithsonian Institution, 1911
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Page 30 - ... all objects of art and of foreign and curious research, and all objects of natural history, plants, and geological and mineralogical specimens, belonging...
Page 419 - That all money received from the sale of any products or the use of any land or resources of said forest reserves shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States, and for a period of five years from the passage of this act shall constitute a special fund available, until expended, as the Secretary of Agriculture may direct, for the protection, administration, improvement, and extension of Federal forest...
Page 169 - No right to the use of water for land in private ownership shall be sold for a tract exceeding one hundred and sixty acres to any one landowner, and no such sale shall be made to any landowner unless he be an actual bona fide resident on such land, or occupant thereof residing in the neighborhood of said land, and no such right shall permanently attach until all payments therefor are made.
Page 169 - ... shall give public notice of the lands irrigable under such project and limit of area per entry, which limit shall represent the acreage which, in the opinion of the Secretary, may be reasonably required for the support of a family upon the lands in question...
Page 198 - SEC. 2. That the withdrawal of water from the Mississippi River and the discharge of water Into the said river, for the purpose of operating the said power stations and appurtenant works, shall be under the direction and control of the Secretary of War...
Page 110 - Institution ; and memoirs of a general character or on special topics that are of interest or value to the numerous correspondents of the Institution. It has been a prominent object of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, from a very early date, to enrich the annual report required of them by law with memoirs illustrating the more remarkable and important developments in physical and biological discovery, as well as showing the general character of the operations of the Institution...
Page 52 - Swanton 1911 8°. vn, 387 p., 32 pi. (including 1 map), 2 fig. (44) . Indian languages of Mexico and Central America, and their geographical distribution by Cyrus Thomas, assisted by John R. Swanton Accompanied with a linguistic map 1911 8°.
Page 416 - No public forest reservation shall be established, except to improve and protect the forest within the reservation, or for the purpose of securing favorable conditions of water flows, and to furnish a continuous supply of timber for the use and necessities of citizens of the United States...
Page 81 - Lyons. Pages 481-503, with 5 plates. 1905. Heredity, and the Origin of Species. By Daniel Trembly MacDougal. Pages 505-523, with 1 plate. 1906. Cactacese of Northeastern and Central Mexico, together with a Synopsis of the Principal Mexican Genera. By William Edwin Safford. Pages 525563, with 15 plates. (A separate edition with index was also published.) 1907. Angler Fishes: Their Kinds and Ways. By Theodore Gill. Pages 565615. 1908. The Birds of India. By Douglas Dewar. Pages 617-639. 1909. The Evolution...
Page 301 - I looked into the spectroscope. No spectrum such as I expected! A single bright line only! At first I suspected some displacement of the prism, and that I was looking at a reflection of the illuminated slit from one of its faces. This thought was scarcely more than momentary ; then the true interpretation flashed upon me. The light of the nebula was monochromatic, and so, unlike any other light I had as yet subjected to prismatic examination, could not be extended out to form a complete spectrum.

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