The Cosmos Club of Washington: A Centennial History, 1878-1978
Work focuses on the history of the Cosmos Club, including a chronology, summary of the club's organization, list of the possessions of the club, "glimpses of club life," biographies of members (including Smithsonian administration and staff), and "current problems, opportunities, and future."
Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography
Includes photographs, index, notes on sources and appendices that cover publications by Club members, likenesses of members on display at the National Portrait Gallery, academic degrees of members, birth places of members, deaths and resignations and universities and colleges attended by members. Portraits include John Wesley Powell, Spencer F. Baird, George Brown Goode, William Henry Holmes, Charles D. Walcott, Richard Rathbun, Frederick V. Coville, Charles G. Abbot, Alexander Wetmore, Paul H. Oehser and others.
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu