The first session of the Society was called to order at 10.30 o’clock a. m., Tuesday, December 27, in the lecture-room of the Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, Pa., by President Hague. A cordial address of welcome was given by Mr. W. N. Frew, President of the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Institute, in which were outlined some of the numerous activities of the Natural History Museum, the Library, the Art Museum, and the Department of Music and the Technical Schools, and a fitting response was made by President Hague.
The Secretary then presented the printed report of the Council, which by vote was laid upon the table till Wednesday morning.
The Auditing Committee was then elected, consisting of James F. Kemp, I. C. White, and S. F. Emmons, and the Treasurer’s report was referred to it.
The Secretary . . .