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21 20 Cataloguing - The total number of entries of specimens made in the record books, for 1884, was 5667 distributed among the several groups as indicated in the table given below. Each entry indicates a separate package (jar, bottle, homoeopathic vial, box, or tank), containing a single species, although the same species may be duplicated several times, by being represented by specimens from different localities. The entries are not limited to identified specimens, but all collections are catalogued as soon as sorted, in order that an accurate account may be kept of the vast accumulation of materials which now more than fill the storage space allotted to them. A card catalogue is also kept and is intended to cover all the entries in the record books. In so far as they refer to identified materials, the cards are arranged in systematic order, permitting of easy reference to the species, while
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