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Scientific activities of independent nonprofit institutions, 1970

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Scientific activities of independent nonprofit institutions, 1970

report on a survey of 1970 employmentand 1969 expenditures.

by National Science Foundation (U.S.)

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Published by National Science Foundation .
Written in English


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SeriesSurveys of science resources series
The Physical Object
Pagination63p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14114900M

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