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Titanothere, New Restoration of a. 15-17
Torre, Carlos de la, 271
Trazivuk, Marcos J., 320
Tree-hoppers, 80

U. S. Geological Survey, 39

Seventeen-year Locust Group, 187-189
Shell and Pearl Fishing, 1921
Shipping Room, 80
"Shovel-pit" at Ely. Nevada, 109-111
Skinner, Alanson, 177, 224, 271, 319
Smith, Harlan J., 119
Snakes, Note on Poisonous, 30-31
Society of American Bacteriologists, 76, 319
Songs of Tahiti, 141-144
Spinden, Herbert J., 192, 224
Stapleton, D. C., 271
STEFANSSON, V. The Eskimo and Civiliza-

tion, 195-203 Stefánsson, V., 268, 318 Stefánsson-Anderson Arctic Expedition, 3

13, 195-203, 205, 206, 223, 237, 272, 318 Stone Age, Men of the Old, 278-287 SrDWÜRTH, G. B. Present Condition of the

California Bigtrees, 227-236 Sun Dance Medicine Bundle, 21-25

Vives, Gaston J., 320
VOLK, ERNEST. Early Man in America,

181-185
Vries, Hugo de, 277, 318

Wanamaker, Rodman, 271
Warfield, William, 319
Whales, 150, 207-213, 319
Winslow, C-E, A., 37, 76, 319
WISSLER, CLARK. Art of the Cave Man,

289-295; Catlin Paintings, 89-93; Ste.
fánsson's Discoveries, 205-206; Story
of Decorative Art, 66-67; Sun Dance

Medicine Bundle, 24-25 Wissler, Clark, 223

Tahiti, Models of, 39; Songs of, 141-144 Teachers' Day, 268

Scientific Staff

DIRECTOR
FREDERIC A. Lucas, Sc.D.

GEOLOGY AND INVERTEBRATE PALÆONTOLOGY

EDMUND Otis Hovey, Ph.D., Curator
CHESTER A. REEDS, Ph.D., Assistant Curator

MINERALOGY

L. P. GRATACAP, A.M., Curator
George F. Kunz, Ph.D., Honorary Curator of Gems

INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY
HENRY E. CRAMPTON, Ph.D., Curator
Roy W. MINER, A.B., Assistant Curator
FRANK E. LUTZ, Ph.D., Assistant Curator
L. P. GRATACAP, A.M., Curator of Mollusca

JOHN A. GROSSBECK, Assistant
William Morton WHEELER, Ph.D., Honorary Curator of Social Insects
ALEXANDER PETRUNKEVITCH, Ph.D., Honorary Curator of Arachnida

Aaron L. TREADWELL, Ph.D., Honorary Curator of Annulata
CHARLES W. LENG, B.S., Honorary Curator of Coleoptera

ICHTHYOLOGY AND HERPETOLOGY

BashFORD DEAN, Ph.D., Curator Louis HUSSAKOF, Ph.D., Associate Curator of Fishes John T. NICHOLS, A.B., Assistant Curator of Recent Fishes Mary Cynthia DICKERSON, B.S., Assistant Curator of Herpetology

MAMMALOGY AND ORNITHOLOGY

J. A. ALLEN, Ph.D., Curator
FRANK M. CHAPMAN, Curator of Ornithology
Roy C. ANDREWS, A.B., Assistant Curator of Mammalogy
W. DE W. Miller, Assistant Curator of Ornithology

VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY
HENRY FAIRFIELD OSBORN, Sc.D., LL.D., D.Sc., Curator Emeritus

W. D. MATTHEW, Ph.D., Curator
Walter GRANGER, Associate Curator of Fossil Mammals
BARNUM BROWN, A.B., Associate Curator of Fossil Reptiles
William K. GREGORY, Ph.D., Assistant Curator

ANTHROPOLOGY
Clark WISSLER, Ph.D., Curator
Pliny E. GODDARD, Ph.D., Associate Curator
ROBERT H. Lowie, Ph.D., Assistant Curator
HERBERT J. SPINDEN, Ph.D., Assistant Curator
NEls C. NELSON, M. I., Assistant Curator
CHARLES W. MEAD, Assistant Curator

ALANSON SKINNER, Assistant Curator
HARLAN I. Smith, Honorary Curator of Archæology

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Ralph W. Tower, Ph.D., Curator

PUBLIC HEALTH
CHARLES-EDWARD AMORY WINSLOW, M.S., Curator
John HENRY O'Neill, S.B., Assistant

WOODS AND FORESTRY
Mary Cynthia DICKERSON, B.S., Curator

BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS

Ralph W. Tower, Ph.D., Curator
IDA RICHARDSON Hood, A.B., Assistant Librarian

PUBLIC EDUCATION
ALBERT S. BICKMORE, Ph.D., LL.D., Curator Emeritus

GEORGE H. Sherwood, A.M., Curator

AGNES L. ROESLER, Assistant

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HENRY FAIRPIELD OSBORN First Vice-President

Second Vice-President
CLEVELAND H. DODGE

J. PIERPONT MORGAN, JR.
Treasurer

Secretary
CHARLES LANIER

ARCHER M. HUNTINGTON
THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
THE COMPTROLLER OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

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ALBERT S. BICKMORE

A. D. JUILLIARD
GEORGE S. BOWDOIN

GUSTAV E. KISSEL *
JoSEPH Н. СноАТЕ

SETH Low
THOMAS DEWITT CUYLER

OGDEN MILLS
JAMES DOUGLAS

J. PIERPONT MORGAN
Madison GRANT

PERCY R. PYNE
ANSON W. HARD

WILLIAM ROCKEFELLER
ADRIAN ISELIN, JR.

John B. TREVOR
ARTHUR CURTISS JAMES

FELIX M. WARBURG
WALTER B. JAMES

GEORGE W. WICKERSHAM

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Director

Assistant Secretary
FREDERIC A. Lucas

GEORGE H. SHERWOOD
Assistant Treasurer
THE UNITED STATES TRUST COMPANY OF NEW YORK
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The American Museum Journal

CONTENTS FOR JANUARY, 1912

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Methods of obtaining the pear) clams; market value of shells and pearls

MARY CYNTHIA DICKERSON, Editor

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