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Statement of Dr. Charles D. Walcott, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution

Statement of Dr. Charles D. Walcott, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution

hearings before the United States House Committee on Naval Affairs, Sixty-Third Congress, third session, on Feb. 19, 1915

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Aeronautics -- Research -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1219-1229 p
    Number of Pages1229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15272951M

    Auxiliary secretaries: Rev. Dr Charles W. Currier; Mr Felix Neumann. Treasurer, Mr C. F. Norment, president of the National Bank of Washington. Head of the General (honorary) Committee: Dr Charles D. Walcott, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution; Committee on Finance: Dr George M. Kober; Committee on Arrangements and Entertainment.   David J. Skorton, president of Cornell University, a cardiologist and a jazz musician, was named the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution today. He will succeed current secretary Author: Beth Py-Lieberman.

    Charles Doolittle Walcott (Ma – February 9, ) was an American paleontologist, [1] administrator of the Smithsonian Institution from to , and geologist. [2] He is famous for his discovery in of well-preserved fossils, including some of the oldest soft-part imprints, in the Burgess Shale of British Columbia, Canada. As a public health precaution due to COVID (coronavirus), all Smithsonian museums are closed temporarily and all public programs, events, and tours are canceled through July 1.

      Sir: I respectfully submit herewith for your consideration the manuscript of "A Dictionary of the Biloxi and Ofo Languages, Accompanied with Thirty-one Biloxi Texts and Numerous Biloxi Phrases," the work of the late James Owen Dorsey and of Dr. John R. is recommended that this material be published as Bulletin 47 of this Bureau. ⁠ Yours, very respectfully. Dr. David J. Skorton was the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian. He assumed his position July 1, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian. He assumed his position J


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Statement of Dr. Charles D. Walcott, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Download PDF EPUB FB2

In addition to his distinguished field work, Walcott’s career included years of service as an administrative leader in the scientific community: as director of the U.S. Geological Survey, as secretary of the Smithsonian Institute, as organizer of the National Space and Aeronautics Administration, as a founding member of the National Academy of by: The Charles D.

Walcott Collection documents his personal, professional, and official life as well as activities of his family. Included are papers from his scientific and educational activities at the local and national levels, his career as a paleontologist, his administrative career with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and to a lesser extent with the Smithsonian, and material on.

In addition to his distinguished field work, Walcott’s career included years of service as an administrative leader in the scientific community: as director of the U.S. Geological Survey, as secretary of the Smithsonian Institute, as organizer of the National Space and Aeronautics Administration, as a founding member of the National Academy of Sciences.

The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact [email protected] The fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian, Charles Doolittle Walcott, was a paleontologist noted for his discovery of the Burgess Shale fossils in Canada in the early twentieth century.

Largely self-educated, Walcott worked for the New York State Museum and US Geological Survey (USGS), and advanced to become the USGS director from to All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed basis.

As an embodiment of the American dream, Charles D. Walcott can scarcely be beaten, and Yochelson evidently despises the current obession among biographers for finding feet of clay.

Charles Doolittle Walcott, Charles Doolittle Walcott, a paleontologist, served as the fourth Secretary from to Known for his discovery of the Burgess Shale fossil formations, Walcott also served as director of the US Geological Survey.

It was late Augustand an expedition led by the Smithsonian’s longtime Secretary, Charles D. Walcott, was about to pack up. One tale is that a horse ridden by Walcott’s wife, Helena, slipped, Author: Jerry Adler.

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Walcott, who succeeded Dr. Langley as Secretary of the Smithsonian, sent the proposed inscription to the Wrights for their opinion of it. Wilbur Wright replied that it would be both unwise and unfair to Langley to rest his reputation in aerodynamics especially on that so-called Langley Law or upon the computations which gave rise to it.

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Office of the Secretary (Charles D. Walcott, Charles G. Abbot. Charles Doolittle Walcott was a self-educated, self-made man from humble beginnings.

His love of fossils led him to a successful career with the US Geological Survey and the Smithsonian Institute.

He is most known for his discovery of the Burgess Shale, but he. The Smithsonian Institution (/ s m ɪ θ ˈ s oʊ n i ə n / smith-SOH-nee-ən), also known simply as the Smithsonian, is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.

It was founded on Aug"for the increase and diffusion of knowledge".Coordinates: 38°53′20″N 77°01′34″W /. Charles D. Walcott, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution.

ACCOMPANYING PAPERS 21 SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND SOCIAL USAGES OF THE INDIANS OF THE CREEK CONFEDERACY By JOHN R.

SWANTON 1/ 23 1 CONTENTS Page. Walcott, Dr. Charles D. Secretary, Smithsonian Institution Warner, Dr. Edward P. Aviation magazine; industry consultant; later, Civil Aeronautics Board [] Webster, William Chairman, Research and Development Board Westover, Maj.

Gen. Oscar USA, Chief of Air Corps Wetmore. Alexander. 8 World War I and the Creation of the National Research Council William Henry Welch (–) It was George Ellery Hale's opinion, as he wrote Charles D.

Walcott a year before the end of President Remsen's term of office, that. CHARLES D. WALCOTT, MR. WILBUR WRIGHT, Secretary. Dayton, Ohio. Dayton, Ohio, Ma igio. Mr. Charles D. Walcott, Washington, D. C. My dear Dr. Walcott: Your letter of the yth of this month has been received. If you will inform us just what your preference would be in the matter of a flier for the National Museum we will see what would be File Size: 4MB.THERELATIONSBETWEENTHESMITH- SONIANINSTITUTIONANDTHE WRIGHTBROTHERS Secretary,SmithsonianInstitution Forseveralmonthspast,beginning-February13,Dr.

Charles D. Walcott, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C. Dear Dr. Walcott: I am returning herewith the printed copy of Revised Statutes of the United States relating to Smithsonian Institution, which you kindly sent me with yours of the 12th.