First (-Thirty-first) annual report of the trustees of the Peabody museum of American archæology and ethnology, Volumen1

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Página 22 - strongly convex forwards, and its angles so rounded as to present the nearly oval section seen in the apes. The anatomist, however, will not fail to recognize the fact that in the relative length of the bone, in the lines corresponding with the muscular attachments, in the direction of the crest and the forms of
Página 25 - To the Trustees of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology in connection with Harvard University: The Treasurer respectfully presents his Fourth Annual Report in the following
Página 54 - I REPORT OF THE TREASURER. To the Trustees of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology in connection with Harvard University: The Treasurer respectfully presents his
Página 21 - of North America; by Cyrus Thomas. Washington, 1873. 4to. Cretaceous Flora; by L. Lesquereux. Washington, 1874. 4to. Synopsis of the Flora of Colorado ; by Thomas C. Porter and John M. Coulter. Washington, 1874.
Página 6 - Museum building, upon land to be given for that purpose free of cost or rental, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College; the building, when completed, to become the property of the College for the uses of this Trust and none other.
Página 27 - and Ethnology in general, in main and special reference, however, to the aboriginal American races. I direct that the income of the further sum of forty-five thousand dollars shall be applied by my said Trustees to the establishment and maintenance of a Professorship of American
Página 28 - report, signed by the Trustees, shall be presented to the President and Fellows of the College. In the event of the death or resignation of Mr. Winthrop, I direct that the vacancy in the number of the Board be filled by the President of the Massachusetts Historical Society, who ex
Página 27 - the event of his death or resignation, by Mr. Adams; and so successively in the order I have named above. The Trustees shall keep a record of their doings, and shall annually prepare a report setting forth the condition of the trust and funds, and the amount of income received and paid out by them during the previous year.
Página 21 - of forty individuals from the mounds of Kentucky, onethird presented this flattening to the extent that the transverse did not exceed. 0.60 of the fore and aft diameter. The most extreme case was from the mound on the River Rouge in Michigan, in which the transverse diameter was only 0.48. In the most marked case mentioned by Broca, viz., in the old man from Cro-Magnon,
Página 18 - thus large sections have been freely exposed, rendering the examination of them easy. The heaps consist almost exclusively of oyster shells of remarkable size, frequently having a length of eight or ten,

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