Smithsonian Sentence Examples
In December 1846 Henry was elected secretary and director of the Smithsonian Institution, then just established.
An immense amount of valuable evidence is to be obtained in the Reports of the Bureau of Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington.
Langley, who occupied the position of secretary to the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, U.S.A., made many small flying models and one large one.
He employed a competent staff of highly trained mechanics at the Smithsonian Institution, and great secrecy was observed as to his operations.
By his will he bequeathed upwards of £100,000 to the United States of America to found the Smithsonian Institution.Advertisement
Reference may also be made to Arago, "Joseph Fourier," in the Smithsonian Report (1871).
After acting for a short time as assistant in Harvard College Observatory, he was appointed assistant professor of mathematics in the U.S. Naval Academy in 1866, and in the following year became director of the Allegheny Observatory at Pittsburg, a position which he held until his selection in 1887 as secretary of the Smithsonian.
He adhered to this arrangement in his last comprehensive work (Crocodilians, Lizards and Snakes of North America, 1898, Smithsonian Inst., 1900), but combined the Asinea and Proteroglypha as Colubroidea, subdividing these into Peropoda, Aglyphodonta, Glyphodonta, Proteroglypha and Platycerca (Hydrophinae).
Museums of aboriginal culture are without number; in Washington the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum, the Bureau of American Ethnology and the American Anthropologist issue publications on every division of the subject, lists of their publications and general bibliographies.
That his early outdoor life furnished a definite training for his after career is indicated by the fact that when he was about fourteen years of age he went with his father on a tour up the Nile as far as Luxor, and on this journey he made a collection of Egyptian birds found in the Nile valley, which is now in the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. Mr Roosevelt was educated at Harvard University, where he graduated in the class of 1880; 2 his record for scholarship was creditable, and his interest in sports and athletics was especially manifest in his skill as a boxer.Advertisement
The site was purchased by the United States government, and all the expenses come from national funds, the management being vested in the Smithsonian Institution.
The Royal Society in 1894 bestowed the Rumford medal upon him for his work in the production of low temperatures, and in 1899 he became the first recipient of the Hodgkins gold medal of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, for his contributions to our knowledge of the nature and properties of atmospheric air.
He was the recipient of many British and foreign awards and honours, amongst these being the Royal and Hughes medals of the Royal Society in 1894 and 1902 respectively, the Hodgkins medal of the Smithsonian Institute of Washington in 1902, the Nobel Prize for physics in 1906, enrolment as honorary graduate of many universities, and as honorary fellow of numerous American and continental scientific academies.
Meyer, director of the zoological museum at Dresden, has published an article on the alleged existence of the lion in historical times in Greece, a translation of which appears in the Report of the Smithsonian Institution for 1905.
Until 1900, when an adjustment of the matter was reached, there was also another disputed debt to the national government, owing to the collapse in 1839 of a so-called Real Estate Bank of Arkansas, in which the state had invested more than $500,000 paid to it by the United States in exchange for Arkansas bonds to be held as an investment for the Smithsonian Institution, on which bonds the state defaulted after 1839.Advertisement
On Rock Creek, above Georgetown, is the National Zoological Park (under the control of the Smithsonian Institution), embracing 170 acres in a picturesque site.
In the Mall are the building of the Department of Agriculture, the Smithsonian Institution (q.v.), the National Museum (1910), the Army Medical Museum and the Bureau of Fisheries, and here a building for the Department of Justice is to be erected.
I went to the Smithsonian Institute - on my own dime!
On the other hand, Wayland Vaughan (see Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution, 1917) has shown clearly that the problem is essentially a biochemical one and may finally be solved by the methods of the latter science.
Hill, Newcomb's distinguished collaborator in the Nautical Almanac office, and thus was ' Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, vol.Advertisement
In 1836-38 Rush was commissioner to receive the Smithson legacy (see Smithsonian Institution), and in 18 47-49 he was minister to France.
Owing to lack of funds further trials were abandoned (see Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution, 1904, p. 122).
A link is provided to the Smithsonian 's Global Volcanism Program for information on active volcanoes.
The Smithsonian should be on any D.C. tourist's itinerary.
Smithsonian Education-This is a wonderful site that offers kids interactive, informative art tours, as well as numerous online games and activities.Advertisement
In the Smithsonian, visit the hall of Presidents, First Ladies, and tour Julia Child's kitchen.
Whether you're viewing artifacts of popular culture in the Smithsonian or feeling the pride at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Cemetery, your experience in Washington DC is not something you will soon forget.
Finally, bird friendly coffee is certified by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center.
Another popular senior travel experience is Smithsonian Journeys.
You must be a Smithsonian member to participate, but membership is only $29 annually and includes many other amenities.
Smithsonian Magazine offers more information about the project and is tracking its progress.
With a lengthy history that includes Louis XIV, Marie Antoinette, and Louis XVI, Harry Winston ultimately acquired the magnificent stone and donated it to the Smithsonian in 1958.
The Allnatt Diamond is a cushion cut, 101 carat stone, while the amazing Oppenheimer Diamond on display at the Smithsonian Museum is an uncut canary diamond with the spectacular weight of more than 250 carats.
The thieves were unsuccessful, and the Heart of Eternity was later displayed at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC.
There's actually no need to search for Washington DC zoo coupons to save money as you plan your visit to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park.
The Smithsonian National Zoological Park was designed to preserve animals on the brink of extinction.
The Smithsonian National Zoological Park is a part of the Smithsonian Institution, which is the world's largest museum and research complex.
The Smithsonian includes 18 different museums and galleries, in addition to the zoo.
Even though the Smithsonian National Zoological Park does not charge admission, there is a fee for parking.
One of the reasons why the Smithsonian National Zoological Park does not charge admission is that the zoo benefits from the generous support of local residents.
In addition, a reciprocal membership agreement allows you to use your membership to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park to gain free or discounted admission to more than 100 other zoos and aquariums throughout the United States.
Your kids can experience hands-on learning at the White House, the National Mall, the Smithsonian Institution Building and the U.S. Capitol Building.
Elliot, Gallinaceous Game Birds of North America (New York, 1897) and Wild Fowl of the United States and British Possessions (1898), and Robert Ridgway's learned and invaluable Birds of North and Middle America, published by the Smithsonian Institution, Bull.
Most of the specimens were sent to the National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution at Washington.
Besides these there is a vast amount of material in the collections of the Bureau of Education, the Bureau of Ethnology, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum, the House of Representatives, the Patent Office, the Department of Agriculture, the Botanic Gardens, the Bureau of Fisheries, the Naval Observatory, the Geological Survey and the Coast and Geodetic Survey.
To Edward Jenner we owe the discovery that vaccination protects against smallpox, and it is now generally acknowledged that smallpox and vaccine are ' Quoted by Weir Mitchell, "Researches on the Venom of the Rattlesnake," Smithsonian Contributions (1860), p. 97.