Abstract

Session of Thursday, December 28, 1911

The opening session of the Society was called to order at 10 o’clock, Thursday morning, December 28, 1911, by Vice-President Arthur Hollick, in the new National Museum. Dr. Charles D. Walcott, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, welcomed the Society to Washington and made an informal address on the beginnings and progress of Paleontology in America.

The report of the Council, the first matter of business, was then presented.

REPORT OF THE COUNCIL

To the Paleontological Society in Third Annual Meeting assembled:

The regular annual meeting of the Council was held at Pittsburgh on the adjournment of the Society December 29, 1910. Since this meeting all business of the Society has been arranged by correspondence. The details of administration for the third year of the Society’s existence axe given in the following reports of officers:

Secretary’s Retort

To the Council of the Paleontological Society:

The . . .

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