Report of the National Academy of Sciences

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916 - Science

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Page 13 - States as may be designated, and the Academy shall, whenever called upon by any department of the Government, investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art, the actual expense of such investigations, examinations, experiments, and reports to be paid from appropriations which may be made for the purpose, but the Academy shall receive no compensation whatever for any services to the Government of the United States.
Page 22 - Committees of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the...
Page 33 - To gather and collate scientific and technical information at home and abroad, In cooperation with governmental and other agencies, and to render such information available to duly accredited persons.
Page 8 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the National Academy of Sciences, incorporated...
Page 17 - To promote cooperation in research, at home and abroad, in order to secure concentration of effort, minimize duplication, and stimulate progress; but in all cooperative undertakings to give encouragement to individual initiative, as fundamentally important to the advancement of science.
Page 13 - ... the National Academy of Sciences. SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the National Academy of Sciences shall consist of not more than fifty ordinary members, and the said corporation hereby constituted shall have power to make its own organization, including its constitution, bylaws, and rules and regulations...
Page 38 - ... the National Research Council, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Page 7 - United States Navy, District of Columbia; AA Gould, Massachusetts; BA Gould, Massachusetts; Asa Gray, Massachusetts; A. Guyot, New Jersey; James Hall, New York; Joseph Henry, at large; JE Hilgard, at large, Illinois; Edward Hitchcock, Massachusetts; JS Hubbard, United States Naval Observatory, Connecticut; AA Humphreys, United States Army, Pennsylvania; JL Le Conte, United States Army, Pennsylvania; J. Leidy, Pennsylvania; JP Lesley, Pennsylvania; MF Longstreth, Pennsylvania...
Page 1 - Sciences shall consist of not more than fifty ordinary members, and the said corporation hereby constituted shall have power to make its own organization, including its constitution, by-laws, and rules and regulations; to fill all vacancies created by death, resignation, or otherwise; to provide for the election of foreign and domestic members, the division into classes, and all other matters needful or usual in such institution, and to report the same to Congress.

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