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Includes Charles Coffin Jewett's plan for compiling a catalogue of all the libraries in the U. S. and their holdings and his stereotyping and cataloguing rules, Smithsonian Secretary Joseph Henry's influence on the Royal Society of London's Catalogue of Scientific Papers, and catalogues of serials and publications periodically published by the Smithsonian. Also lists reports contained in the Smithsonian Annual Reports on various disciplines and bibliographies of individuals, science, periodicals, and the United States National Museum.


  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Jewett, Charles C (Charles Coffin) 1816-1868
  • Royal Society of London
  • United States National Museum


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896, The History of its First Half Century (Book)

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




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