PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION O F ANATOMISTS THIRTY-EIGHTH SESSION Osborn Zoological Laboratory, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, December 28, 29, and 30, I921 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 9.30 A.M. The Thirty-eighth Session of the American Association of Anatomists was called to order by President CHARLESF. W. MCCLURE,who appointed the following committees : Committee on Nominations for I R22: Professor Alexander S. Begg, Chairman, and Professors H. B. Ferris and C. H. Danforth. Auditing Committee: Professor Richard E. Scammon, Chairman, and Professor Davenport Hooker. The remaining morning session was devoted to the presentation of scientific papers. THURSDAY, 11:30 A.M. ASSOCIATIONBUSINESSMEETING, Vice-President' T. WINGATETODDpresiding. The Secretary reported that the minutes of the Thirty-seventh Session were printed in full in The Anatomical Record, volume 21, number 1, pages 35 to 41. On motion, seconded and carried, the minutes of the Thirty-seventh Session were approved by the Association as printed in The Anatomical Record. Professor R. E. Scammon reported for the Auditing Committee as follows : The undersigned Auditing Committee has examined the accounts of Doctor Charles R. Stockard, Secretary-Treasurer of the Association of Anatomists, and finds the same to be correct with proper vouchers for expenditures and bank balance on December 20, 1921, of $172.86. [Signed] R. E. SCAMMON, DAVENPORT HOOKER. 1 THE ANATOMICAL RECORD, POL. JANUARY. 1932 23, NO. 1 2 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ANATOMISTS The Treasurer made the following report for the year 1921 Balance on hand December 29, 1920, when accounts were last audited ............................................. $164.40 2,881.86 Receipts from dues 1921.. ................................. Total deposits.. .................................. $3,046.26 Expenditures for 1921: Expenses Secretary-Treasurer, Philadelphia Meeting. . . . . $19.10 Postage and telegrams. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50.46 Printing and stationery.. ............................... 86.74 Collection and exchange on drafts.. ..................... 4.10 49.50 Stenography, typewriting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.00 Paid bank for credit North Dakota check., . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Member Second International Eugenics Congrcss.. . . . . . 5 .OO Wistar Institute, subscriptions t o Journal of Anatomy, Anatomical Record, e t c . . ............................. 2,651.50 Total expenditures.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,873.40 Balance on hand.. ................................ $172.86 Balance on hand deposited in the name of the American Association of Anatomists in the Corn Exchange Bank, New York City. On motion, the report of the Auditing Committee and t'he Treasurer were accepted and adopted. The Committee on Nominations, through its Chairman, Professor Ross G. Harrison, placed before the Associat>ionthe following nominations for office in the Association: For President, Clarence M. Jackson; for Vice-president, Harold D. Senior; for Secretary-Treasurer, Lewis H. Weed; for members of Executive Committee, terms expiring 1925, Davenport Hooker and Benjamin F. Kingsbury. On motion, the Secretary was instructed to cast a ballot for the election of the above named. The Secretary then announced that the election of Lewis H. Weed as Secretary-Treasurer caused a vacancy on the Executive Committee for a two-year term. The President then called for a nomination to fill this vacancy. Professor Irving Hardesty was nominated and elected to serve on the Executive Committee until 1923. PROCEEDINGS 3 The Secretary presented the following names recommended by the Executive Committee for election to membership in the American Association of Anatomists : ADAMS,L. A., Ph.D., Instructor in Comparative Anatomy, University of Illinois, Urbana, I l l . BAST, T . H., B.A., Ph.D., ilssistnnt Professor of Anatomy, Unicersity of W i s consin, Madison, W-is. CAMERON, ANGUSL., M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Surgery, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, M i n n . CALXINS,LEROYA., M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, M i n n . DUNX, H. L., M.A., Department of Anatomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn. GATENBY,J. BRONTE,Ph.D., Professor of Zoology, T r i n i t y College, Dublin, Ire1and. GEIST, FREDERICK D., M.D., Instructor in Anatomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, W i s . GREEN,R. B., M.B., F.R.C.S., Demonstrator of Anatomy, University College, Gower St., London, W . C. 1, England. HAXSON, FRANK BLAIR, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Zoology, Washington University, S t . Louis, M o . HARWELL, C m s , S.,A.B., M.D., Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Emory University, 435 Euclid h e . , A t l u n f a , Ga. HUNTER, JNO.,M.B., Ch.M., Anatomy Department, Sydney University, Sydney, Australia. HUBER,ERNST,Ph.D., Associate in Anatomy, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, M d . HOY,WM.E., JR.,Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Presbyterian College of S . Carolina, Clinton, S . C. HUMPHREY, RUFUSR., A.M ., Instructor in Histology and Embryology, Cornell University, Ithaca, N . Y . LEE, FERDINAND CHRISTIAN,A.B., M.D., Instructor in Anatomy, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, M d . MILLER,SHIRLEYP., A.B., A.M., Instructor in Anatomy, Anatomical Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, M i n n . MULL,PHILIP L., B.S., M.D., Instructor in Anatomy, University of Louisville, Medical Department, Louisville, K y . NITTONO,K., M.D., Professor of Anatomy, Chiba Medical College, Chiba, .Japan. NICHOLSON, F. M., Ph.D., Assistant in Pathology and Bacteriology, Rockrfeller Institute for Medical Research, 66th Street and Avenue A , N e w Yorlc. ROMER, ALFREDS., B.A., Ph.D., Instructor in Anatomy, University and Bellevue Hospital, Medical College, 338 East 26th St., N e w York C i t y . RIENHOFF, WILLIAMF., JR., A.B., M.D., Instructor in Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, M d . SMITH,BERTRAM GARNER,A.B., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anatomy, U n i versity and Bellevue Hospital Medical College, 538 East 26th Street, New York City. 4 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ANATOMISTS SMITH,CHRISTIANNA, A.M., Instructor in Zoology, M t . Holyoke College, South Hadley, Mass. STARK,MARY,Ph.D., Professor of Histology and Embryology, N e w Y o r k Homeopathic College, N e w Y o r k City. STEVENSON, PAUL H., M.D., Assistant in Anatomy, Peking U n i o n Medical College, Peking, China. SISSON, SEPTIMUS,B.S., V.S., Professor of Veterinary Anatomy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. SYKES, GEO. F., Ph.B., M.A., Professor of Zoology and Physiology, Oregon State Agricultural College, Corvallis, Oregon. UHLENHUTH,EDUARD, Ph.D., Associate in Pathology, Rockefeller Institute jor Medical Research, 66th Street and Avenue A , N e w York City. WHITESIDE,BEATRICE,Ph.D., Instructor in Anatomy, Washington University Medical School, S t . Louis, Mo. WOODMAN, A. S., M.D., Assistant Professor of Histology and Embryology, Boston University School o j Medicine, Boston, Mass. On motion, the Secretary was instructed to cast a ballot for all the candidates proposed by the Executive Committee. Carried. The Secretary then announced the following names as dropped from the list of members on account of non-payment of dues for the past two years: DR. E . A. BAUMGARTNER, Halstead, Kansas. DR. W. B. CHAPMAN, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. DR. ELBERT CLARK,University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill. DR. FABIO FRASSETTO, University of Bologna, Italy. CAPT.C. F. SILVESTER, Army Medical Museum, Washington, D . C. It was announced that the Executive Committee had voted to hold the next annual meeting during Easter week of 1923 in the central part of the country, or Mississippi Valley, the place to be determined later. The Executive Committee nominated four persons, two of whom were to be elected by the Association for membership on the Journal Committee as organized at the previous meeting. As a result of the election,. Professor F. T. Lewis was chosen to serve for five years and Professor H. M. Evans to serve for four years as members of this committee. It was moved by Professor H. H. Donaldson and seconded, That the Association express to the retiring Secretary-Treasurer its sincere appreciation of his efforts for, and loyalty to, the PROCEEDINGS 5 Association during his years of service. The motion was approved by a rising vote. On motion, the business session then adjourned. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30. A BUSINESSSESSIONfollowed the morning Scientific Session. A discussion regarding the publication in the Proceedings of the Meeting of abstracts by persons not attending the sessions was introduced. It was finally resolved that in the future those members not intending to be present at the meeting should send in their communications as to be read by title only. The abstracts of such communications are to be published in connection with the proceedings of the meeting. Professor G. L. Streeter introduced the followingresolution : RESOLVED:That the Association express to the authorities of Yale University its sincere appreciation of the exceptional facilities and accommodations that have been provided for this meeting, and which have in so large part contributed to its success, and also for the cordial hospitality of Professor Harrison, Professor Ferris, and the inembers of the local committee that has been so generously extended to all those in attendance. Unanimously voted. On motion, the Session adjourned. CHARLES R. STOCKARD. Secretary of the Thirty-eighth Session of the Amcrican Association of Anatomists.