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Summary

The Smithsonian Institution becomes the United States Bureau of the International Catalogue of Scientific Literature. Its function is to compile information on all scientific literature published in the United States. Cyrus Adler directed the Bureau's early efforts. It will be discontinued in 1933.

Subject

  • Adler, Cyrus 1863-1940
  • International Catalogue of Scientific Literature

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Guide to Smithsonian Archives. Archives and Special Collections of the Smithsonian Institution Number 4. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983, p. 173.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1901

Topic

  • New Programs
  • International relations
  • Museums
  • Science publishing
  • Major Events in Smithsonian History
  • Museum publications

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