1882 Conferences and Lectures at the USNM

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The following scientific conferences are held in the new National Museum Building during the year: the National Academy of Sciences (April 18); the American Institute of Mining Engineers (February 21); and the National Dental Association (August 3-5). The Biological Society of Washington holds its bi-monthly meetings at the museum. Lectures under the auspices of the Anthropological and Biological Societies of Washington, D.C. are given at the museum.


  • American Institute of Mining Engineers
  • Arts and Industries Building)
  • Biological Society of Washington
  • National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
  • National Dental Association
  • United States National Museum


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1882. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1884, p. 10.

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