A Directory of American Museums of Art, History, and Science

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Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, 1910 - Всего страниц: 360
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Стр. 7 - Maine. Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania.
Стр. 179 - In 1889 the State Museum was made an integral part of the University of the State of New York.
Стр. 183 - By a curator-in-chief, responsible to the board of trustees of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences as represented by an executive committee.
Стр. 119 - The WILLIAM HAYES FOGG ART MUSEUM was founded by Mrs. ELIZABETH FOGG of New York in memory of her husband, whose name it bears. Mrs. Fogg bequeathed to the President and Fellows for this purpose the sum of $220,000.
Стр. 179 - ... annually inspect all such property not kept in the state museum rooms, and the annual report of the museum to the legislature shall include summaries of such property, with its location, and any needed recommendations as to its safety or usefulness. The state museum shall include the work of the state geologist and paleontologist, the state botanist and the state entomologist, who, with their assistants, shall be included in the scientific staff of the state museum.
Стр. 48 - The Institution is legally an establishment, having as its members the President of the United States, the Vice President, the Chief Justice, and the President's Cabinet. It is governed by a Board of Regents consisting of the Vice President, the Chief Justice, three Members of the United States Senate, three Members of the House of Representatives, and six citizens of the United States appointed by joint resolution of Congress.
Стр. 63 - The dendrology collection represents a large number of countries in all parts of the world. size of the specimens and the number of foreign localities represented. Special mention may be made of the Higinbotham collection of gems and gem minerals, one of the most valuable in the world; the Chalmers crystal collection ; the collection of meteorites, containing specimens of 300 falls with notable ones from Long Island, Brenham, Canyon Diablo and Tonopah; reproductions of limestone and gypsum caves;...
Стр. 309 - ... of the public debt shall not exceed in any one year two mills on each dollar of the assessed valuation of all taxable property in the state as ascertained by the last assessment made for the state and county purposes.
Стр. 48 - Navy, the railroad and wagon road surveys by the Army in connection with the opening up of the far west, the Canadian and Mexican boundary surveys, certain geological explorations and the work of the Coast Survey in Alaskan waters, besides many expeditions organized or assisted by the Smithsonian Institution. Of more recent date are the investigations of the Bureau of Fisheries, the Geological Survey, the Bureau of American Ethnology, and the bureaus of Plant Industry, Entomology and Biological Survey...
Стр. 289 - The collection of Oriental objects obtained in India by the late Henry LeGrand Cannon and by him bequeathed to the University, is displayed in a room added to the Museum by special provision of the donor. The...

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