The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896

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Publisher: Arno Press in New York

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by George Brown Goode.
SeriesThree centuries of science in America
ContributionsGoode, G. Brown 1851-1896.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ11 .S79 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 856 p., [22] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages856
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4401920M
ISBN 100405125844
LC Control Number79003119
OCLC/WorldCa5726394

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Senate passed the act organizing the Smithsonian Institution, which was signed Smithsonian Institution created After a decade of debate about how best to spend a bequest left to America from an obscure English scientist, President James K. Polk signs the Smithsonian Author of Smithsonian physical tables, Smithsonian meteorological tables, The Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Miscellaneous The Smithsonian Institution, the history of its first half century Notes, URLs, grabbed an SI "stamp" from an old book published by the Smithsonian about cactii.

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Originally organized as the "United States National Museum," that name ceased to exist as an administrative entity in   , The Smithsonian Institution, – The history of its first half-century (Washington, D. C., ). On the National Institute see Gregory, Sally Kohlstedt, “A step toward scientific self-identity in the United States: The failure of the National Institute, ”, Isis, lxii (), – The Smithsonian Institution is an American tradition.

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