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SPECIAL COMMITTEES.

1. Permanent Committee on Weights, Measures and Coinage.

F. A. P. BarxAND, 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. NEWTOX, of New Haven, Jonix TROWBRIDGE, of Cambridge,

A. M. MAYER, of Hoboken.

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

Surrey 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, and to arise

with Treasurer and Permanent Secretary on financial matters.

WILLIAM B ROGERS, of Boston, Lewis II. MORGAX, of Rochiester, J. LAWRENCE Suitu, of Louisville, ALEXANDER AGASSIZ, of Cambridge,

ROBERT H. THURSTOx, of Hoboken. (xiv)

5. Committee on Membership.

J. S. SEWBERRY, of New York, J. D. Daxs, of New Haven,
SIMON NEWCOMB, of Washington, J. LAWRENCE Suitii, 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. YOUMANS, 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. Hougir, of Lowville,
J. S. COPES, of New Orleans,
Join COLLETT, of Indianapolis.

8.

Committee on Standard Time.

ORMOND STONE, 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. Pritchart, of Glasgow.

9.

Committee on Stellar Magnitudes.

E. C. PICKERING, of Cambridge,
LEWIS Boss, of Albany,
S. W. BURNUAM, 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 thc 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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April 5, 1811, Philadelphia,
April 25, 1812,

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May 8, 1811,

Washington,
April 30, 1815, New Ilaven,
Sept. 2, 1810, New York,
Sept. 20, 1817,

Boston,

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llenry D. Rogers,* John Locke,*

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John Locke.*
Douglas Houghton.*
Douglas IIoughton.*
E.C. Herrick.
B, Silliman, jr.

B. Silliman, Jr.,
\ B. Silliman. jr.,
10. P. Hubbard,

B. Silliman, jr..
J. Lawrence Smith,
B. Silliman, jr.,
Jeffries W'yman,*

Wm. B. Rogers,
C. T. Jackson,*
Wm. B. Rogers, t

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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 oflicer 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.

MEETING.

DATE.

PRESIDENT.

4. A. A. S. VOL. XXIX.

W. B. Rogers,

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TLACE.

VICE-PRESIDENT. GENERAL SECRETARY. PERMANENT SEC'Y. TREASURER. Sept. 20, 1848, Philadelphia, l'a.. W.C. Redfield,

Walter R. Johnson,

Jeffries Wyman.*
Aug. 14, 1819, Cambridge, Mass., Joseph Henry,
Mar. 12, 1850, Charleston, s. C.,

E.X. Horsford, 1

A. L Elwyn.
A. D. Bache, * 2

L. R. Gibbs, 3

St. J. Ravencl.* 4
Aug. 19, 1850, New Haven, Conn., A. D. Bache,*
May 5, 1851. Cmcimati, Ohio,

E. C. Herrick,*

A. L. Elwyn.
A. D. Bache,
Aug. 19, 1851. Albany, N. Y., Louis Agassiz, *

W. B. Rogers, 5

S. F. Baird,

S. F. Baird. 6
July 28, 1853. Cleveland, Ohio, Benjamin Pierce, *

S. F. Baird, A. L. Elwyn,

S. St. John, 7
April 26 1854, Washington, D.C., \J. D. Dana,

S. F. Baird,

A. L. Elwyn.
J. Lawrence Smith,

Joseph Lovering, J. L. LeConte. 8
Aug. 15, 1855, Providence, R.I., John Torrey,"

Wolcott Gibbs,

Joseph Lovering, A. L. Elwyn.
Aug. 20, 1856. Albany, N. Y., James Hall,

B. A. Gould,

Joseph Lovering, A. L. Elwyn.
Aug. 12, 1857. Montreal, Canada. Alexis Caswell,* 9 Alexis Caswell, * Jolin LeConte, Joseph Lovermg, A. L. Elwyn.
April 28, 1853. Baltimore, Md., Alexis Caswell, 10 John E. Holbrook,*t W. M. Gillespie,* 11 Joseph Lovering, A. L. Elwyn.
Aug. 3, 1859. Springfield, Mass., Stephen Alexander, Elwarii Ilitchcock,* William Chaurenet, * Joseph Luvering, A. L. Elwyn.
Aug. 1, 18.00. Sewport, R. I., Isaac Lea,

B. A. Gould,

Joseph LcConte, Joseph Loverwg, A. L. Elwyn.
Aug. 15, 1866. Bufalo, N. Y., F. A. P. Barnard, 1. A. Goulil,* 12

Joseph Lovering, A. L. Elwyn.t

Elas Loomis, 13
Aug. 21, 1867. Burlington, Vt., J. S. Newberry, Wolcott Gibbs,

Joseph Lovering, A. L. Elwyn.t

C. S. Lyman,
Aug. 5, 1868. Chicago, II.,

Joseph Lovering, A. l.. Elwyn.t
B. A. Gould, Charles Whittlesey, Simon Newcomb), 11
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

Joseph lovering, A. L. Elwyn.t
T. S. lIunt,

F. W. Putnam, 17
Aug. 16, 1871, Indianapolis, Ind.. Asa Gray,

G. F. Barker, F. W. Putnam, Joseph Lovering, W. S. Vaux.
Aug. 15, 1572 Dubuque, Iowa, J. Lawrence Smith, Alex. Winchell, E. S. Morse,

Joseph Lovering, W. S. Vaux.
Aug. 20, 1873 Portland, Mc.. Joseph Lovering,

W. S. Vaux.
A II. Worthen.t C. A. White,

F. W. Putnam,
Aug. 12, 1871. II:vtfort: Com.. J. L. LeConte, IC, S. Lym:in, A. C. Ilamlin,

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

1. In place of Jeffries Wyman, not present.
2. In place of Joseph Henry, not present.
3. In place of E, C Derrick, not present.
4. In place of A. L. Elwy 11, not present.
5. In place of E. (. Tlorrick, not present.
6. Iu place of A. L. Elwyo), not present.

7. In place of J. D. Dana, not present.
8. In place of A. I.. Elwill, we present,
9. In place of J. W. Bailey, deceased.
10. In place of Jeffries Woman, not present.
11. In place of !m. ('ban venet, not present.
12. In place of R. W. Gibbes, not present.

13. In place of W. P. Trowbridge, not present.
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.

E. S. Morse,

F. W. Clarke,

F. W. Putnam,

W. S. Vaux.

Albert II. Tuttle,

II. C. Bolton,

0. T. Mason,

F.W. Putnam, S. H. Scudder,

S. P. Langley,
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T. C. Mendenhall,
F.W. Putnam, T. C. Mendenhall, A. W. Wright,
F.W. Putnam, Aug. R. Grote,

II. C. Bolton,
F.W. Putnam, H.C. Bolton, F. E. Nipher,
F. W. Putnam, H.C. Bolton, J. K. Rees,
F.W. Putnam, J. K. Rees,

H. B. Mason,

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P. Schweitzer,

Wm. II. Dall,

George Little,

A. P. S. Stuart,

E. W. Morley,

W. S. Vaux.
T. 0. Summers, jr., W. S. Vaux.*
G. J. Engelmann, W. s. Vaux."
A. B. Hervey, W. S. Vaux.*
A. B. Hervey, W. S. Vaux.

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W. H. Dall,

W. R. Nichols,

J.G. Ilenderson,

C. V. Riley,

C. E. Munroe,

J. G. Henderson,

MEETINGS AND OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION (Continued).

MEET
ING.

PLACE.

PRESIDENT.

VICE PRESIDENT,

SECTION A.

VICE PRESIDENT,

SECTION B.

CIAIRMAN OF

PERMANENT
SUBSECTION C,
CIIEMISTRY.

DATE.

CHAIRMAN OF

PERMANENT
SUBSECTION 1),
ASTIROPOLOGY.

CHAIRMAN OF

PERMANENT
SUBSECTION E,
MICROSCOPY.

24th

Aug. 11, 1875.

Detroit, Mich.,

II. A. Newton,

J. E. Hilgard,
W. B. Rogers,

25th

26th

S. Newcomb,

Aug. 23, 1876, Buffalo, N. Y.,
Aug. 29, 1877, Nashville, Tenn.,
Aug. 21, 1878, St. Louis, Mo.,
Aug. 27, 1879. Saratoga, N. Y.
Aug. 25, 1880, Boston, Mass.,

C. A. Young,
R. II. Thuston,
R. H. Thurston,

J. W. Dawson, S. W. Johnson,
Edward S. Morse. G. F. Barker,
0. C. Marsh,

N. T. Lupton,
Aug. R. Grote, F. W. Clarke,
J. W. Powell, F. W. Clarke,
Alex. Agassiz, J. M. Oriway,

L. II. Morgan,
L. H. Morgan, R. II. Ward,
Daniel Wilson,* R. II. Ward,

R. H. Ward, 3
Daniel Wilson, E. W. Morley,
J. W. Powell, S. A. Lattimore,

27th

0. C. Marsh,

28th

G. F. Barker,

S. P. Langley,

29th

L. H. Morgan,

Asaph Hall,

PERMANENT
SECRETARY.

GENERAL
SECRETARY.

SECRETARY OF

SECTION A.

SECRETARY OF

SECTION B.

SECRETARY OF

PERMANENT
SUBSECTION C,
CHEMISTRY.

SECRETARY OF

PERMANENT
SUBSECTION D,
ANTHROPOLOGY.

TREASURER.

SECRETARY OF

PERMANENT
SUBSECTIONE,
MICROSCOPY.

1 In the absence of E. C. Pickering. Hlu the absence of Ira Remsen.

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

* Not present.

3 in the absence of G. S. Blackie. & In the absence of a. C. Wetherby.

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