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THE PROGRESS OF SCIENCE
 

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The Library of Columbia University.

 

are now our two main scientific centers, there being in each city about five hundred men engaged in research work. The first of the convocation week meetings was held in Washington four years ago, with an attendance estimated at 1,500 members, and there is good reason to suppose that the present meeting will be even larger and more wide reaching in its effects on the

 

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The School of Mines, Columbia University. This building has just been completed. In the foreground is the house used by the Faculty Club.