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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50

Additions to the Museum

Additions to the Museum.

The entire geological collections of Dr. Swallow and Dr. Norwood, [unclear: comprised] many thousand specimens of minerals, rocks, fossils and shells, were purchased [unclear: during] the autumn of 1882, by the Curators of the University.

A collection of metamorphic rocks with microscopic sections of the same, [unclear: J] pared by Prof. Alex. Julien of New York, were also purchased. Hitchcock's [unclear: lay] geological map of the United States was also purchased. To the Zoological collation has been added a number of skeletons illustrating most of the orders of [unclear: mammary] birds and reptiles. These were purchased from Prof. Henry Ward of [unclear: Rochester] New York.

A collection of about 250 species of marine zoological specimens, obtained [unclear: in the] dredgings of the United States Fish Commission, in the Atlantic Ocean, [unclear: adjective] to Martha's Vineyard, was presented to the Museum by the Secretary of the Union States National Museum.