Catalogue of Publications of the Smithsonian Institution, 1846- 1882, with an alphabetical list of articles in the Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, Miscellaneous Collections, Annual Reports, Bulletins and Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum, and Report of the Bureau of Ethnology.

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Work consists of an alphabetical list of publications, a classified list of publications by subject, tables showing the dates, number of pages, illustrations, number in the Smithsonian series, list of publications not included in the regular series, and list of papers published in the Contributions to Knowledge. It also contains brief histories of each of the publications. Of particular interest is the "Alphabetical Index of all articles in Smithsonian publications" which is an extremely detailed index by subject.


  • Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections (Publication)
  • Proceedings of the United States National Museum


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Vol. 478

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  • Bulletin of the United States National Museum (Publication)
  • Annual Reports
  • Report of the Bureau of Ethnology
  • Museums
  • Museum publications
  • Bibliography

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