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Σελίδα 10 - The emphasis upon publications as a means of diffusing knowledge was expressed by the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. In his formal plan for the Institution, Joseph Henry articulated a program that included the following statement: "It is proposed to publish a series of reports, giving an account of the new discoveries in science, and of the changes made from year to year in all branches of knowledge not strictly professional.
Σελίδα 99 - ... unto the said parties of the second part and the survivors and survivor of them, and the executors, administrators, and assigns of such survivor...
Σελίδα 13 - I bequeath the whole of my 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.
Σελίδα 350 - Foster and Whitney, Report on the Geology and Topography of the Lake Superior Land District, Part I, Washington, 1850.
Σελίδα 79 - That the following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and for former years, and for other purposes, namely : *********** MISCELLANEOUS.
Σελίδα 9 - Institution. 2. Appropriations in different years to different objects; so that in course of time each branch of knowledge may receive a share. 3. The results obtained from these appropriations to be published, with the memoirs before mentioned, in the volumes of the Smithsonian...
Σελίδα 85 - Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be transmitted to the family of the deceased.
Σελίδα 7 - SMITHSON. The property is bequeathed 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.
Σελίδα 11 - To carry out the plan before described, a library will be required, consisting, 1st, of a complete collection of the transactions and proceedings of all the learned societies in the world; 2d, of the more important current periodical publications, and other works necessary in preparing the periodical reports.