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SPECIAL COMMITTEES.

1. Permanent Committee on Weights, Measures and Coinage.

F. A. P. BARNARD, of New York, WILLIAM B. ROGERS, of Boston, B. A. GOULD, of Boston,

J. LAWRENCE SMITH, of Louisville, J. E. HILGARD, of Washington, E. B. Elliott, of Washington, H. A. NEWTON, of New Haven, JOIN TROWBRIDGE, of Cambridge,

A. M. MAYER, of Hoboken.

2. Committee to Memorialize the Legislature of New York for a Nero

Survey of Niagara Falls.

F. A. P. BARNARD, of New York,
JAMES HALL, of Albany,

G. W. HOLLEY, of Niagara Falls,
J. T. GARDNER, of Albany.

3. Committee on the Relation of Science to the Industrial Arts.

R. H. THURSTOX, of Hoboken, J. T. WILDER, of Chattanooga, J. M. SAFFORD, of Naslıville,

0. CHANUTE, of New York, J. W. OSBORNE, of Washington.

4.

Committee to obtain Permanent Funds for the Association, anillo alrise

with Treasurer and Permanent Secretary on financial matlers.

WILLIAM B ROGERS, of Boston, Lewis H. MORGAX, of Rochester, J. LAWRENCE Syith, of Louisville, ALEXANDER AGASSIZ, of Cambridge,

ROBERT H. Tuurstox, of Hoboken. (xiv)

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J. S. NEWBERRY, of New York, J. D. Dana, of New Haven,
Simon NEWCOMB, of Washington, J. LAWRENCE SMITII, of Louisville,
WILLIAM B. ROGERS, of Boston,

The GENERAL SECRETARY,
The PERMANENT SECRETARY.

6.

Committee on the best methods of Science Teaching in the Public

Schools.

E. L. YOUMAXS, of New York,
A. R. GROTE, of New York,
J. S. NEWBERRY, of New York,

J. W. Powell, of Washington,
N. S. SHALER, of Cambridge,
N, T. LUPTOX, of Nashville.

7. Committee on the Registration of Deaths, Births, and Marriages.

E. B. ELLIOTT, of Washington,
J. B. KILLEBREW, of Nashville,
E. T. Cox, of Oakland,

F. B. Hough, of Lowville,
J. S. COPEs, of New Orleans,
Join COLLETT, of Indianapolis.

8. Committee on Standard Time.

OrvoxD Sroxe, of Mt. Lookout, LEWIS Boss, of Albany,
S. P. LANGLEY, of Allegheny, LEONARD WALDO, of New Haven,
E. C. PICKERING, of Cambridge, J. K. REES, of St. Louis,
J. R. EASTMAN, of Washington, G. W. Hough, of Lowville,

H. S. PRITCHETT, of Glasgow.

9. Committee on Stellar Magnitudes.

E. C. PICKERING, of Cambridge,
LEWIS Boss, of Albany,
S. W. BURNILAM, of Washington,
Asaph Hall, of Washington,
WILLIAM HARKNESS, of Washington,

E. S. Holden, of Ann Arbor,
Simon Newcomb, of Washington,
C. H. F. PETERS, of Clinton,
ORMOND STONE, of Mt. Lookout,
C. A. YOUNG, of Princeton.

10.

Committee to Audit the Accounts of the Permanent Secretary and

Treasurer.

HENRY WHEATLAND, of Salem,

| Thomas MEEHAN, of Philadelphia.

MEETINGS AND OFFICERS OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOLOGISTS AND NATURALISTS.

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* Deceased.

Professor ROGERS, as chairman of this last meeting, called the first meeting of the new Association to order and presided until it was fully organized by the adoption of a constitution. As he was thus the first presiding officer of the new Association, it was directed at the Hartford meeting that his name be placed at the head of the Past Presidents of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

MEETINGS AND OFFICERS OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE.

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GENERAL SECRETARY.PERMANENT SEC'Y. TREASURER.
DATE.
TLACE.
PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT
Walter R. Johnson,*

Jeffries Wyman.*
Sept. 20, 1848, Philadelphia, Pa., W.C. Redfield,"
Aug. 17, 1819, Cambridge, Mass., Joseph Henry,

E. X. Horsford, 1

A. L Elwyn.
Mar. 12, 1850, Charleston, S.C., a. D. Bache, * 2

L. R. Gibbs, 3

St. J. Ravencl.* 4
Aug. 19, 1850, New Haven, Conn., A. D. Bache,

E.C. Herrick, *

A. L. Elwyn.
May 5, 1831, Cincinnati, Ohio, A. D. Bache,

W. B. Rogers, 5 S. F. Baird, s. F. Baird. 6
Aug. 19, 1851, Albany, N. Y., Louis Agassiz,*

W. B. Rogers, S. F. Baird, A. L. Elwyn.
July 28, 1853, Cleveland, Ohio, Benjamin Pierce, *

S. St. John, 7

S. F. Baird, A. L. Elwyn.
April 26 1854, Washington, D.C., J. D. Dana,

J. Lawrence Smith, Joseph Lovering, J. L. LeConte. 8
Aug. 15, 185.5. Providence, R. I., John Torrey, *

Wolcott Gibbs, Joseph Lovering, A. L. Elwyn.
Aug. 20, 1856. Albany, N. Y., James IIall,

B. A. Gould,

Joseph Lovering, A. L. Elwyn.
Aug. 12, 1857. Montreal, Canala, Alexis Caswell,* 9 Alexis Caswell, John LeConte, Joseph Lorerig, A. L. Elwyn,
April 28, 1873. Baltimore, Md., Alexis Caswell, 10 John E. Holbrook,*W. M. Gillespie,* 11 Joseph Lovering, A. L. Elwyn.
Aug. 3, 1879. Springfiell, Mass., Stephen Alexander, Eilwarı Ilitchcock,* William Chaurenct, * Joseph Luvering, A. L. Elwyn.
Aug. 1, 1800. Newport, R. I., Isaac Lea,

B. A. Gould,

Joseph LeConte, Joseph Lovermg, A. L. Elwyn.
Aug. 15, 1866. Bufalo, N. Y., F. A. P. Barnard, 1. A. Goulil,* 12 Elias Loomis, 13 Joseph Lovering A. L. Elwyn.t
Aug. 21, 1867. Burlington, Vt., J.S. Newberry, Wolcott Gibbs, C. S. Lyman,

Joseph Lovering, A. L. Elwyn.t
Aug. 5, 1868. Chicago, II., B. A. Gould, Charles Whittlesey, Simon Newcomb), 11 Joseph Lovering. 1. 1.. Elwyn.t
Aug. 18, 1869, Salem, Mass., J. W. Foster, * 0. X. Rooil,

0. C. Marsh,

F. W. Putnam, 15 A. L Elwyn.t
Aug. 17, 1870. Troy, N. Y.. T. S. Hunt, 10 T. S. llunt,

F. W. Putnam, 17 Joseph lovering, A. L. Elwyn.t
Aug. 16, 1871, Indianapolis, Ind.. Asa Gray,

G. F. Barker, F. W. Putnam,

Josepli Lovering. W. S. Vaux.
Aug. 15, 1872. Dubuque, Iowa, .J. Lawrence Smith, Alex. Winchell, E. S. Morse,

Joseph Lovering, W.S. Vaux.
Aug. 20, 1973 Portland, Mc.. Joseph Lovering, A II. IVorthen.t C. A. White,

F. W. Putnam, W. S. Vaux.
Ang. 12, 1871. Irtforil: Com.. J. L. LeConte, 10. S. Lyman, A. C. Ilamlin,

F. W. Putnam, W.s. Vaux.t

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1. In place of Jeffries Wyman, not present.
2. In place of Joseph Henry, not present.
3. In place of E. ( Herrick, not present.
4. In place of A.L.. Elwyn, not present.
5. In place of E. C. llarrick, not present.
6. Iu place of A. L. Elwyu, not present.

7. In place of J. D. Dana, not present.
8. In jalace of A. I.. Elw, net present,
9. In place of J. W. Bailey, deceased.
10. In place of Jeffries Wyman, not present,
11. In place of \'11. (han venet, not present.
12. In place or R. W'. Gibbes, not present.

13. In place of W. P. Trowbridge, not presenl.
14. In place of A. P. Rockwell, called home 1st day.
15. In place of Joseph Lovering, in Europe.
16. In place of Wm. Chauvenet, too ill to be present.
17. In place of C. F. Harit, in Brazil.
• Deceased, † Not present at the meeting.

MEETINGS AND OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION (Continued).

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E.S. Morse,

F. W. Clarke,

F. W. Putnam,

W. S. Vaux.

Albert II. Tuttle,

0. T. Mason,

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S. P. Langley,
F.W. Putnam, S. II. Scudder,

IT. C. Mendenhall,
F.W. Putnam, T.C. Mendenhall, A. W. Wright,
F.W. Putnam, Ang. R. Grote, II. C. Bolton,
F.W. Putnam, H. C. Bolton, F. E. Nipher,
F. W. Putoam, H. C. Bolton, J. K. Rees,
F.W. Putnam, J. K. Rees,

H. B. Mason,

Wm. II. Dall,

2

HL. C. Bolton,
P. Schweitzer,
A. P. S. Stuart,
W. R. Nichols,

George Little,

E. W. Morley, W. S. Vaux.
T. O. Summers, jr., W. S. Vaux.*
G. J. Engelmann, W. S. Vaux.*
A. B. Hervey, W. S. Vaux.*
A. B. Hervey, W. S. Vaux.

W. H. Dall,

J. G. Ilenderson,

C. V. Riley,

C. E. Munroe,

J. G. Henderson,

MEET ING.

DATE.

PLACE.

PRESIDENT.

VICE PRESIDENT,

SECTION A.

VICE PRESIDENT,

SECTION B.

CILAIRMAN OF

PERMANENT
SUBSECTION C,
CILEMISTRY.

24th

Aug. 11, 1875. Detroit, Mich.,

25th

Aug. 23, 1876,

26th

Aug. 29, 1877,
Aug. 21, 1878,

Buffalo, N. Y.,
Nashville, Tenn.,
St. Louis, Mo.,

J. E. Hilgard, II. A. Newton,

J. W. Dawson, S. W. Jobuson,
W. B, Rogers, C. A. Young, Edward S. Morse. G. F. Barker,
S. Newcomb, R. II. Thurston,' 0. C. Marsh, N. T. Lupton,
0. C. Marsh, R. H, Thurston, Ang. R. Grote, F. W. Clarke,
G. F. Barker, S. P. Langley, J. W. Powell, F. W. Clarke,
L. H. Morgan, Asaph Ilall, Alex. Agassiz, J. M. Oral way,

27th

28th

Aug. 27, 1879.

Saratoga, N. Y.

29th

Aug. 25, 1880,

Boston, Mass.,

PERMANENT
SECRETARY.

GENERAL
SECRETARY.

SECRETARY OF

SECTION A.

SECRETARY OF

SECTION B.

SECRETARY OF

PERMANENT
SUBSECTION C,
CHEMISTRY.

SECRETARY OF

PERMANENT
SUBSECTION D,
ANTHROPOLOGY.

1 In the absence of E. C. Pickering.
* lu the absence of Ira Romsen.

2 The Subsection united with Sec. B. 5 In the absence of George Little.

* Not present.

3 In the absence of G. S. Blackie. 6 In the absence of 1. C. Wetherby.

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