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SUCRE.

Sociedad Geográfica Sucre.

Address.-Palacio consistorial, Sucre. (Casilla del Correo 43.)
History.--Founded in 1888(?).
Publications.

BOLETÍN . . . Año I-VI. Sucre, 1898-1906. 4°.
Conmemoración del 25 de mayo de 1809. Biografía del Dr. Angel

Mariano Toro, por Demetrio Toro. Sucre, 1892. 4°.
Historia documental. Homenaje de la Sociedad geográfica al primer

grito de la independencia dado el 25 de mayo de 1809. Informes del virrey Abascal sobre el 25 de mayo y 16 de julio de 1809. Edición

municipal. Sucre, 1896. 8°. Diccionario geográfico del Departamento de Chuquisaca. Contiene datos geográficos, históricos y estadísticos. Sucre, 1903. 8o.

Forms v. 3 of the Diccionario geográfico de Bolivia.

Universidad Mayor de San Francisco Xavier.

Address.-Sucre.
History.-Founded in 1623.

Ref.: Inauguracion del Instituto médico Sucre. Discurso del Dr. Valentin

Abecia. Sucre, 1896. 8o.

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INSTITUTO MÉDICO SUCRE.

Address.-Calle San Alberto, Sucre.
History.- Established in 1896.
Publications.
REVISTA .. t. I (i. e. no. 1-12), marzo 1905-enero 1906. [Sucre,
1906.) 8°

t. 2 in progress, no. 13-18 issued June-Sept. 1906.

Price: Bs.5.50 per annum; single numbers, Bs.0.50.
Observaciones meteorológicas hechas en Sucre I entrega, con-

tiene un periodo de tres años (mayo 1901-abril 1904). Sucre,

1905. fol.

Later observations published in the Revista.
Distribution.—Exchange. On sale by the Secretary of the Institute.

BRAZIL.

RIO DE JANEIRO.
Academia Brazileira de Letras.

Address.-Rua da Quitanda, 47, Rio de Janeiro.
History.- Organized in 1896; officially recognized by legislative decree of

Dec. 8, 1900, which granted a building for its use.
Object.-Cultivation of the national language and literature.
Meetings.-Weekly. Special meetings when necessary, and “sessões solemnes”

for the reception of new members. Membership.-40 active, who must be Brazilians, and of whom at least 25 must re

side in the capital of the Republic; 25 foreign corresponding members, Publications.

Boletim . . . 1897-1901.
Also addresses delivered at the "sessões solemnes.”
Distribution.—Exchange. On sale in Rio de Janeiro.

Club de Engenharia.

Address.—Rua Nova do Ouvidor 22, Rio de Janeiro.
History. Founded Dec. 24, 1880; authorized Sept. 10, 1881.

Ref.: Fastos do Club de engenharia. (In Revista, no. 14, 1906.)
Object.-Study of all subjects related to engineering and industry; promotion of

public improvements, of the development of industry in Brazil and of the pros

perity and cooperation of engineers and artisans. Meetings.-Fortnightly; annual meeting in Jan. Lectures and public sessions at

times fixed by the Board of Directors.
Membership.–Classed as active, "benemeritos," corresponding, honorary.
Publications.
REVISTA . . . Rio de Janeiro, 1887-1906. 8°.

Issued irregularly and numbered as follows: 1887-89, anno I-II (each in

12 vols.), anno III (in 8 vols.) ; 1895, II. ser., no. 1-3; 1897, III, ser., no. 1-4; 1900-06, no. 1-14 (no. 1-8 forming IV. ser.; no. 9, V. ser.; no. 10, VI. ser.; no. II, VII. ser.; no. 1-6, monthly; no. 7-11, semi

annual; no. 12-14, annual).

Price: 6$000 per annum,
Primer congresso das estradas de ferro do Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, 1882.

Archivo dos trabalhos organisado por Aarão Leal de Carvalho Reis.

Rio de Janeiro, (1882). 8°.
Distribution.-Exchange. On sale by the club.

Instituto Historico e Geographico Brasileiro.

Address.-Rua da Misericordia, A 2, Rio de Janeiro.
History.—Installed at Rio de Janeiro in Oct. 1838, under the auspices of

the Sociedad Auxiliadora da Industria Nacional". Ethnographical section established in 1847.

Ref.: O instituto historico e geographico brazileiro desde a sua fundação

até hoje. Pelo Dr. O. H. d’Aquino e Castro. (In Revista, t. 60, pt 2,

p. 170-201.) Object.-Collection, preservation, systematic arrangement and publication of docu

ments concerning the history and geography of Brazil, and the archeology,

ethnography and language of its native inhabitants. Meetings.-Ordinary meetings fortnightly; anniversary meeting in Dec. Membership.-242, classed as active (limited to 70), and corresponding (en

trance fee, 20$000; annual dues, 24$000; life composition : less than 5 years membership, 150$000 ; 5-10 years membership, 100$000; more than 10 years member

ship, 50$000); and honorary.
Publications.
Memorias . . . t. I. Rio de Janeiro, 1839. 8°.

Superseded by the following:
Revista trimensal . . . t. I-LXVI. Rio de Janeiro, 1839-1905. 8°.

t. 8-13 numbered also 2° ser., t. I-VI; t. 14-19, 3. ser., t. I-VI.
t. 1-13 have title: Revista trimensal de historia e geographia ou Jornal

. ; t. 14-21 have title: Revista ...; t. 22-49 add in name of society "e ethnographico." Other slight variations in the name of the

society. t. 27 ff, each in 2 parts. t. 1-13, 2" ed, 1856-1874. Indice dos artigos contidos nos 50 tomos: in t. 51, parte 1, p. 379-404. A supplement to t. 51 is devoted to the celebration of the 50th anniversary

of the Institute.
Price: 48000 per vol.

Repertorio. Rio de Janeiro, 1897. 8°.
Novo orbe serafico brasilico, ou chronica dos Frades Menores da pro-

vincia do Brasil. Por frei Antonio de Santa Maria Jaboatam. Parte
1, V. 1-2; parte 2, v. 1-3. Rio de Janeiro, 1858-62. 8o.

Parte 1, "Impressa em Lisboa em 1761;" parte 2, "Inedita." Apontamentos historicos, geographicos, biographicos, estatisticos e

noticiosos da provincia de S. Paulo sequidos da chronologia dos acontecimentos mais notaveis desde a fundação da Capitania de S. Vicente até o anno de 1876; colligidos por Manuel Eufrazio de

Azevedo Marques. Rio de Janeiro, 1879. 2 v. in 1. 4o. Founded at Rio de Janeiro in 1816 to promote the prosperity and improvement of the industries of Brazil; inaugurated May 20, 1820; authorized by imperial decree in 1825; first meeting held in 18.8 Not given in 1907 directory. Publ.: 0 Auxiliador da industria nacional, Rio de Janeiro, 1833-1903. 67v. 8° & 4o. Also special publications relating to agriculture and animal industry.

Catalogo dos manuscriptos do Instituto ... existentes em 31 de dezem

bro de 1883. Organisado por ordem alphabetica e dividido em quatro
partes: I", Biographias. 2, Documentos. 3", Memorias. 4",

Poesias. Rio de Janeiro, 1884. 8°.
Catalogo das cartas geographicas, hidrographicas, atlas, planos e vistas

existentes na bibliotheca do Instituto ... Rio de Janeiro, 1885. 8°. Colombo; poema por Manoel de Araujo Porto-Alegre. Rio de Janeiro,

1892. 8°.
Christovam Colombo e o descobrimento da America. Por J. M.

Pereira da Silva. Rio de Janeiro, 1892. 8°.
Homenagem do Instituto ... á memoria de Sua Magestade o Senhor

D. Pedro II. Rio de Janeiro, 1894. 8°.

Instituto Polytechnico Brazileiro.

Address.-Escola Polytechnica, Rio de Janeiro.
History.-Founded in 1862.
Object-Study and diffusion of theoretical and practical knowledge of the dif-

ferent branches of engineering and of the auxiliary sciences and arts. Meetings.-Fortnightly, Mar. to Dec., at the Escola Polytechnica. Membership.-9 founders; 113 active (entrance fee, 30$000; annual dues, 12$000;

life composition, 100$000) ; 28 honorary; 134 corresponding ; 12 associates. Publications. REVISTA . . . t. I-XXIX, julho 1867-dezembro 1901. Rio de Janeiro,

1868-1903. 4° & 8o. Distribution.-Exchange. Prizes.-MEDALHA HAWKSHAW. Instituted by Sir John Hawkshaw and

awarded periodically to the author of the best engineering work of the intervening period.

Jardim Botanico.

Address.-Rio de Janeiro. Director: J. Barbosa Rodrigues.
History.-Founded by decree of June 13, 1808, as the Real Horto; an-

nexed to the Museu Real in 1819, and name changed to Real Jardim
Botanico; separated from the museum in 1822. Present director in
charge since 1890.

Ref.: Hortus Aluminensis ... por J. Barbosa Rodrigues. Rio de Janeiro,

1894. p. i-xxxvi. Publications. Relatorio sobre trabalhos . . . 1890-92. Rio de Janeiro, 1893. 8°.

June 1890, title reads: Exposição sobre o estado e necessidades do Jardim Plantas novas cultivadas no Jardim botanico do Rio de Janeiro de

botanico.

scriptas, classificadas e desenhadas por J. Barbosa Rodrigues. I-VI. Rio de Janeiro, 1891-98. fol.

Continued as: Contributions du Jardin botanique de Rio de Janeiro. I-IV. Rio de Janeiro, 1901-07. fol.

no. 2 called "jer vol., no. 2." Enumeratio plantarum in Horto botanico fluminensi cultarum. Rio de Janeiro, 1893. 8°.

Exchange list. Hortus Aluminensis; ou, Breve noticia sobre as plantas cultivadas no

Jardim botanico do Rio de Janeiro para servir de guia aos visitantes; por J. Barbosa Rodrigues. (pte. 1.] Rio de Janeiro, 1894 [i. e.

1895). 4° Palmae mattogrossenses novae vel minus cognitae quae collegit, de

scripsit et iconibus illustravit J. Barbosa Rodrigues. Rio de Janeiro,

1898. fol. Palmae novae paraguayenses quas descripsit et iconibus illustravit J.

Barbosa Rodrigues. Rio de Janeiro, 1899. fol. Palmae Hasslerianae novae; ou, Relação das palmeiras encontradas

no Paraguay pelo Dr. Emilio Hassler de 1898-99. Rio de Janeiro,

1900. fol.

Distribution.- Exchange. Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro. Address. -Quinto da Boa Vista, S. Christovão, Rio de Janeiro. Director:

Dr. João Baptista de Lacerda. History.-Created by decree of June 6, 1816, being called successively

Museu Real, Museu Imperial e Nacional, and Museu Nacional. The Museum consists of 4 sections: (i) zoology, (ii) botany, (iii) mineralogy, geology and paleontology, (iv) anthropology, ethnography and archeology.

Ref: Le Muséum national de Rio de Janeiro et son influence sur le

sciences naturelles au Brésil. Par. L. Netto. Paris, 1889. (An ampli

fication of Chap. 21 in Le Brésil en 1889. Paris, 1889.)
Object-Study of natural history, especially that of Brazil.
Publications.
Archivos ... v. I-XIII. Rio de Janeiro, 1876-1905. 4° & fol.

v. 9 has title: Revista ... v. I (seguimento aos Archivos ...).
*. 5: Floræ fluminensis, seu Descriptionum plantarum præfectura Flu-

minensi sponte nascentium liber primus ad systema sexuale concinnatus.
(By Fr. José Mariano da Conceição Velloso Xavier. A large part of this

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