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[[preprinted]] UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM UNDER DIRECTION OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION WASHINGTON [[/preprinted]] Ethnology during the fiscal year was greatly aided by the construction of a large cabinet for the of the study series of objects and the setting apart of a special room for specimens too large for the ordinary cabinet. Owing to the lack of space it will be impossible in the future to increase the number of objects on exhibition at any one time. To meet the difficulty and also to prepare for any additional space which may be granted in the future to this department, the Curator has continued to mount and label new specimens in standard units boxes. The boxes compare in size to the standard Museum drawers, viz: 30" in length x 24" in width, and