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Classification of the collection to illustrate the animal resources of the United States : a list of substances derived from the animal kingdom, with synopsis of the useful and injurious animals and a classification of the methods of capture and utilization / by G. Brown Goode.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM p.d. 506 Unm58 v. 13, art. 6 (Text) 1720393-2016 General Federal documents Available -

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  • Physical Description: xiii, 126 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington : Government Printing Office, 1876.

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General Note: Originally published in 1876 as Bulletin 6 of the United States National Museum (simultaneously Smithsonian Institution publication 297); later reprinted in 1878 as article 6 of volume 13 of the Smithsonian miscellaneous collections (simultaneously Smithsonian Institution publication 312).
At head of title: International exhibition, 1876. Board on behalf of United States executive departments.
"Published under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution."
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Enumeration of animals beneficial or injurious to man. Mammals ; Birds ; Reptiles ; Amphibians ; Fishes ; Elasmobranciates ; Marsipobranchiates ; Leptocardians ; Insects ; Aracheans ; Arthropods ; Worms ; Mollusks ; Radiates ; Protozoans -- Means of pursuit and capture. Hand implements (simple tools) ; Implements for seizure of object ; Missiles ; Baited hooks, angling tackle ; Nets ; Traps ; Apparatus for wholesale destruction ; Hunting-animals ; Decoys and disguises ; Pursuit : its methods and appliances -- Methods of preparation. Preparation and preservation of foods ; Manufacture of textile fabrics, felts, and stuffings ; Preparation of the skin and its appendages ; Preparation of hard tissues ; Preparation of oils and gelatines ; Preparation of drugs, perfumes, and chemical products ; Preparation of fertilizers ; Preparation of limes ; Preparation of the animal for scientific uses -- Animal products and their applications. Foods ; Clothing ; Materials employed in the arts and manufactures -- Protection and culture of useful animals. Investigation ; Protection ; Propagation.
Summary, etc.: The system proposed in the following lists is incomplete and intended merely as a provisional classification, to be used in collecting materials for exhibition, and in their preliminary arrangement.
Section A is an index to the whole series to include all North American animals which are directly beneficial or injurious to man.
Section B embraces all instruments and methods employed by the hunters, trappers, and fishermen of North America.
Section C includes all methods of utilizing animal's products.
Section D groups all useful substances from the animal kingdom.
Section E includes all articles illustrating the culture and production of useful animals.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also available online.
Subject: Zoology, Economic > United States.
Animal products.
Hunting > Equipment and supplies.
Fishing > Equipment and supplies.
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)

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