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THE AMERICAN MUSEUM JOURNAL
These lectures are open to school children when accompanied by their teachers and to children of members of the Museum on presentation of membership tickets.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at four o'clock.
March 18 and April 22 -
MR. R. W. MINER, "History of New York City."
MR. C. E. AKELEY, "A Monkey on Safari" [A Natural
MRS. A. L. ROESLER, "Early Explorers in America and
- DR. L. HUSSAKOF, "Views in Europe."
- MISS S. WILDS, "Fairy Tales of Indians and Eskimo."
- MR. A. E. BUTLER, "One of the Great Industries of the United States."
DR. L. HUSSAKOF, "Scenes from Pole to Pole."
- MR. F. H. SMYTH, "The New York Fire Department." - MR. C. E. AKELEY, "African Jungle Stories."
Given in coöperation with the City Department of Education
Tuesday evenings at 8:15 o'clock. Doors open at 7:30.
Four lectures on Europe by MR. GARRETT P. SERVISS. Illustrated by stereopticon views.
March 5-"The Land of Walter Scott."
"The Romance of the Rhine."
"Castles and Cities of the Danube."
The first five of a course of six lectures by MR. ALFRED W. MARTIN on "The Renaissance and its Interpretation in Art." Illustrated.
March 2-"Art as an Interpretation of Human Life."
"The Renaissance, its Origin, Birthplace and Significance."
March 16 "The Dawn of the Renaissance."
The American Museum Journal
CONTENTS FOR APRIL, 1912
Frontispiece, Bust of Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary.
Preservation of the World's Animal Life. . HENRY FAIRFIELD OSBORN
The Status of Forestry in the United States
OVERTON WESTFELDT PRICE
[With photographs illustrating the moving of the big tree section in the Museum]
A Name for History: Peary
A bust of Admiral Peary, executed by William Couper, the American sculptor, has been presented to the Museum by Mrs. Morris K. Jesup
The Fur Seal. ..
FREDERIC A. LUCAS
A statement of some biological facts on which can be based an opinion as to the effects of various methods of sealing
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A subscription to the JOURNAL is included in the membership fees of all classes of members of the Museum
Subscriptions should be addressed to the AMERICAN MUSEUM JOURNAL, 30 Boylston St.. Cambridge, Mass, or 77th St. and Central Park West, New York City
Entered as second-class matter January 12, 1907, at the Post-Office at Boston, Mass.
Medal of honor presented to Admiral Peary by the Peary Arctic Club on the third anniversary of the discovery of the North Pole. The star is made of polished fragments of the Ahnighito meteorite set in gold about a central diamond. On the circle of gold five of Peary's Arctic achievements are inscribed: "The Crossing of Greenland, 1892"; "Securing the Great Meteorites 1897"; "Insularity of Greenland, 1900": "Farthest North, 1906"; "North Pole, 1909." The medal has been deposited with other Peary medals in the National Museum.