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Tercentenary of the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle

    Naturevolume 135pages10671068 (1935) | Download Citation

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    THE tercentenary of the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris has been celebrated during the past week, and included a seance solennelle on June 25 in the presence of the President of the Republic. Sir Arthur Hill, director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, was the principal delegate from Great Britain, and delivered an address in the name of the foreign delegates who were present. In view of the number of delegations attending the gathering, it was decided to select representative men of science to deliver addresses; Sir Arthur Hill spoke on behalf of the foreign delegates and also as a botanist; M. Lacroix, a geologist, represented the Institut de France; and M. Caullery, a zoologist, acted on behalf of the French delegates.

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