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[underline]] ^[[E&A]] [[underline]] ^[[In copying please avoid abbreviations]] [[strikethrough]] [[preprinted]] UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM UNDER DIRECTION OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Washington [[/preprinted]][[/strikethrough]] Report of the Department of Ethnology in U.S. National Museum, 1892 By [[underline]]Otis T. Mason, Curator]] [[red stamp]]Curator in Charge Aug 30 1892 [[strikethrough]] Prof. G Brown Goode, Asst. Secty in charge U.S Nat. Museum. Dear Sir: I have the honor to submit my report upon the operations of the Department of Ethnology in the U.S National Museum for the year ending June 30, 1892.[[/strikethrough]] During the fiscal year the entire staff of this department has been engaged in making preparations for the Chicago Exposition. The subject of Ethnology at Chicago having been placed under the charge of Prof. Putnam, of Cambridge, it was necessary to devise some scheme by which his operations