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By Of The Male Reproductive, Horton H. Hobbs, Margaret C. Harvey, Smithsonian Contributions, United States and National Herbarium


Emphasis upon publication as a means of “diffusing knowledge ” was expressed by the first Secretary of the Smithsonian. In his formal plan for the Institution, Joseph Henry outlined a program that included the following statement: “It is proposed to publish a series of reports, giving an account of the new discoveries in science, and of the changes made from year to year in all branches of knowledge. ” This theme of basic research has been adhered to through the years by thousands of titles issued in series publications under the Smithsonian imprint, commencing with Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge in 1848 and continuing with the following active series

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