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t. 6-7 have appendices entitled: Coleccion de documentos para la historia

natural de México. México, 1882-84 2. ser., t. I-III, 1887/90-1897/1903. México, 1891-1903. fol. Price: 1.50 pesos per number. Issued with 2. ser., t I (cuad. 1-9) and t 2 are the signatures of the two

following publications:
Plantæ Youæ Hispaniæ . . . Autoribus Martinus Sessé et Joseph

Mariannus Mociño. Mexici, 1887. fol.
Flora mexicana. Autoribus Martinus Sessé et Josephus Mariannus

Mociño. Mexici, 1887. fol.
Informe de la Comisión sobre las aguas potables de México. México, 1869 4.
Informe rendido por el primer secretario ... enero de 1875 México, 1873. 4.
Boletín ... t. I, enero-junio 1896. México, 1896. 8°.
Distribution.—Exchange with similar publications. On sale by the society.

GUADALAJARA.
Escuela de Ingenieros de Guadalajara.

Address.-Cerrada de la Compañía 3572, Guadalajara.
History.—Established in Jan. 1902 by the engineers composing the

Sociedad de Ingenieros de Jalisco (founded 1869). Meteorological

observatory established in 1903.
Publications.
Boletín . . . t. I-V, 1902-06. [Guadalajara, 1902-06.) 8°. m.

Price: 50 centavos per number.
Distribution.-Exchange. On sale by the Secretary.

MORELIA.

Museo Michoacano anexo al Colegio de Sn. Nicolás de Hidalgo.

Address.-Morelia, (Michoacan).
History.- Established in 1886 in the Colegio de San Nicolás de Hidalgo;

removed in 1889 to the Palacio del Gobierno where it remained until
1893 when it was again united with the Colegio de San Nicolás. The
museum has the following departments: archeology (particularly
Tarascan), ethnology, history, natural history.

Ref.: Lijera noticia acerca del origen, progresos y estado actual del

Museo michoacano, por N. León. Morelia, 1889. 8o. (Also in Anales, año 3, entr. 1.)

Publications.

ANALES

año 1-4, i. e. marzo 1888-julio 1891. Morelia, 1888-91. 8°. m. (irreg.). No more published.

Devoted partly to original research relating to the Tarascan language Laudero. Guadalajara, 1884. 8°.

Publ.: Informe sobre las especies minerales del estado de Jalisco, por Carlos F.

and antiquities, Mexican bibliography, and natural science of Michoacan, and partly to publishing older manuscripts or republishing printed works on the idioms or history of Michoacan. Among the latter are

the two following separately paged supplements: Arte y diccionario tarascos por el P. Fr. Juan Bautista de Lagunas,

impresos en México el año 1574. Los reimprime por vez primera el doctor Nicolás León. Morelia, 1890. 8°.

Half-title: Biblioteca histórico-filológica michoacana. Seccion I.–Filologia.

no. I. (Issued in Anales, año 1-3.) Americana Thebaida. Vitas patrum de los religiosos hermitaños de

nuestro padre San Augustin de la provincia de San Nicolas Tolentino de Michoacán. Dispuesta por el P. Fr. Mathias de Escobar

. La imprime por vez primera el doctor Nicolás León. Morelia, 1890. 8°. Half-title: Biblioteca histórico-filológica michoacana. Seccion II.-His

toria. no. 1. (Issued in Anales, año 1-4.) Relación de las ceremonias y ritos y población y gobernación de los

Indios de la provincia de Mechuacán, por S. M. G. 1536. Morelia,

1903. 8°

TOLUCA.

Instituto Científico y Literario "Porfirio Diaz."

Address.-Avenida de los Constituyentes, Toluca.
History.—An educational institution founded Mar. 3, 1828, in Tlalpam

as Instituto Literario; suspended from 1830 until 1833. Removed to
Toluca in 1834, where it remained open for a year or more, until the
establishment of the 'República central', when it was suppressed. Per-
manently re-established by decree of Nov. 7, 1846; in 1881, it assumed
the name Instituto Científico y Literario, to which was added in 1899
"Porfirio Diaz" in honor of the President of the Republic.

Ref.: Historia del Instituto científico y literario del Estado. (In Bole

tín, t. I, núm. 2, 3, 5, 6 and t. II, núm. 4, 1898-99.) Publications. BOLETÍN ... t. I-VII, mar. 1898-feb. 1905. Toluca, 1898/99-1904/03. fol. & 8o. m. Various separately paged supplements. v. 8 in progress, no. 1-7 pub. Oct.

1905-May 1906.

Price: $1 per annum; single numbers, loc.
Distribution.-Exchange. On sale at the Institute.

WEST INDIES.

BERMUDA.

Bermuda Natural History Society.

Address.-Hamilton, Bermuda. Hon. Secretary: F. Goodwin Gosling.
History.-Founded in Aug. 1901; incorporated in 1902.
Object.—To promote research into the natural history of the Bermuda Islands,

and to establish and maintain a museum of natural history and an aquarium; also and primarily to organize local efforts to establish a marine biological

station at Bermuda. Meetings.- Quarterly; annual meeting in Feb. Membership.-54 resident; provision is also made for non-resident and honor

ary members. Publications.

None as yet.

CUBA.

Academia de Ciencias Médicas, Físicas y Naturales de la Habana.

Address.-Calle de Cuba 84 A, Habana.
History.--Founded May 19, 1861 as Real Academia de Ciencias Médicas,

Físicas y Naturales; present name since 1899. The Academy has 3 sections: Medicina, cirurgia y veterinaria ; Farmacia ; Ciencias. It maintains museums of natural history, anthropology and pathology, and a

library. It receives a government subvention. Object.To contribute to the progress of the sciences described in its name; and,

in its official capacity, to advise the government on matters of public hygiene,

drugs, poisons, patents, etc. Meetings.- Fortnightly, 2d and 4th weeks of the month Anniversary meeting

May 19. Membership.-Academicians de numero limited to 50, resident in Havana (entrance

fee, 50 pesos; monthly fee, 1 peso oro); honorary (ex de numero), correspond

ing and de merito without limit as to number or place of residence. Publications. ANALES . . . Revista científica. t. I-XLIII, 1864/65-1906/07. Habana, 1864-1907. 8°

Reseña de las tareas, 1861/62-1863/64; in v. 1, addenda.
Price: 3 pesos (gold) per semester.
Signatures of the following monographs have been issued with various

numbers of the Anales :

Bermuda Biological Station for Research, opened June 1903. Information may be obtained from Prof. E. L. Mark, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Publ.: Contributions

(In various scientific journals.)

no. I-10.

Contribución á la ornitologia cubana, por J. Gundlach. Habana, (1873)76.

Issued with t. 9-12. Contribución á la mamalogía cubana, por J. Gundlach. Habana, 1877.

Issued with t. 13. Patología y terapeutica del aparato lenticular del ojo, por Otto Becker. Habana, 1876.

Tr. from the German by Dr. Finlay. Issued with t. 12-19. Contribución á la fauna malacologica cubana, por R. Arango y Molina. Habana, 1878.

Issued with t. 14-17. Contribución á la erpetologia cubana, por J. Gundlach. Habana, 1880[81].

Issued with t. 17-18. Contribución á la entomología cubana, por J. Gundlach. Habana, 1881-[96].

Issued with t. 18-32. Trabajos de la Comision de medicina legal é higiene publica de la Academia ... desde su fundacion. t. 1-3. Habana, 1872-74. 8°.

t. 1-2 published independently; t. 3 issued with Anales, t. 11-12, 15-17. La Flora cubana, por F. A. Sauvalle.

Reprinted from Anales, t. 4-9.
Memoria sobre la patología y antigüedades de la Isla de Puerto Rico,

por el Dr. Dumont. Discursos leidos en la sesión solemne commemorativa de su fundacion

8o. Distribution.-Exchange. On sale at the above address. Prizes.-Gold medals are awarded annually and prizes in money occasion

ally for the best treatises on subjects announced in the Anales of the preceding year.

Colegio de Abogados de la Habana.

Address.-Calle de Cuba esquina á Tacón, Habana.
History.-Founded in 1880; existed as a semi-official body until the estab-

lishment of Cuban independence. Its law library is the most important

in the island. Object.—To promote the interests of the legal profession and the study of juris

prudence. Meetings.-Fortnightly, for members only; public lectures about once a month.

Publications.
Memoria issued annually and special publications at irregular intervals,

e. g.:
Los asientos antiguos de gravamenes y las menciones de derechos

vigentes en los registros de la propriedad, por Claudio G. Mendoza Habana (1907). 8°.

Colegio de Belén.

Address.—Calle de Compostela esquina á Luz, Habana.
History.--Founded by the Jesuits in 1854, as Real colegio de Belén.

Ref.: Album conmemorativo del quincuagesimo aniversario de la funda

ción en la Habana del Colegio de Belén de la Compañia de Jesus. Habana, 1904. 8o.

OBSERVATORIO DEL COLEGIO DE BELÉN.
History.-Founded as a meteorological observatory in 1857; magnetic

department added in 1862; fitted for astronomical work in 1882; seisnographs have recently (Jan. 1907) been installed at Luyano, near Habana. The most important work of the observatory is the study of the West Indian hurricanes.

Ref.: Apuntes historicos acerca del Observatorio del Colegio de Belén,

Habana, por el P. M. Gutiérrez-Lanza. Habana, 1904. 8°. (Also in

Album conmemorativo.) Publications. Observaciones meteorológicas . . . 1857-1905. Habana, 1857-1906. 8° & fol. July 1857-Oct. 1867 entitled ... Resumen de las observaciones; Nov.

1867-1900, Observaciones magnéticas y meteorológicas.

Observations for the years 1877-1884 not published until 1901-05. Apuntes relativos á los huracanes de las Antillas en setiembre y octubre de 1875 y 1876; por Benito Viñes. Habana, 1877. 8°. Price: $1. Issued also in Anales de la Academia de ciencias médicas,

físicas y naturales de la Habana, v. 14 and 15. Investigaciones relativas a la circulacion y traslacion ciclónica en los huracanes de las Antillas, por Benito Viñes. Habana, 1895. 8°.

Price: $1. Ciclonoscopio de las Antillas, por B. Viñes. Habana, 1902. 8°. Distribution.—Exchange. The regular publications of the observatory are not

on sale.

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