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Directions for collecting, preserving and transporting specimens of natural history prepared for the use of the Smithsonian Institution

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Author:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Management  Search this
Physical description:
28 pages illustrations 22 cm
Type:
Sources
Date:
1854
19th century
Notes:
"Ordered to be published December, 1853. Joseph Henry, Secretary S.I
Prepared under the direction of S.F. Baird
Title vignette
SCNHRB copy (39088006530992) stamped on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Jan 23 1933 [acc. no.] 293229.
SCNHRB copy disbound, housed in an archival folder.
SCNHRB copy (39088006530992) stamped on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Jan 23 1933 [acc. no.] 293229
SCNHRB copy disbound, housed in an archival folder
Contents:
General remarks -- Instruments, preservative materials, etc. -- Skinning and stuffing animals -- Preserving in liquids, and by other modes besides skinning -- Embryos -- Nests and eggs -- Skeletonizing -- Plants -- Minerals and fossils -- Minute microscopical organisms
Topic:
Botanical specimens--Collection and preservation  Search this
Museum techniques--History  Search this
Natural history--Technique  Search this
Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation  Search this
Call number:
QH61 .S65 1854
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1033747