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Volume 1, Number 1, August, 1947
Volume 1, Number 2, October, 1947
Volume 1, Number 3, December, 1947
Volume 2, Number 1, February, 1948
Volume 2, Number 2, April, 1948
Volume 2, Number 3, June, 1948
Volume 2, Number 4, August, 1948
Volume 2, Number 5, October, 1948
Volume 2, Number 6, December, 1948
Volume 3, Number 1, February, 1949
Volume 3, Number 2, April / May, 1949
Volume 3, Number 3, June / July, 1949
Volume 3, Number 4, October, 1949
Volume 3, Number 5, December, 1949


The American Statistician
Volume 1, Number 1, August, 1947

                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--1
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--4
            W. Averell Harriman   A Welcome to the International
                                  Statistical Conferences  . . . . . . . . 4--5
                      Anonymous   A. S. A. Programs  . . . . . . . . . . . 5--6
            Robert C. Tumbleson   Statistical Engineering  . . . . . . . . 7--11
              Walter F. Willcox   Lemuel Shattuck, Statist Founder of the
                                  American Statistical Association . . . . 11--13
                   Franz L. Alt   New High-Speed Computing Devices . . . . 14--15
      William A. Neiswanger and   
                    H. K. Allen   A Well-Rounded Curriculum in Statistics  16--19
         Walter E. Hoadley, Jr.   Chapter Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
            Frederick Mosteller   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                      Anonymous   News about Members . . . . . . . . . . . 23--24
              Kenneth W. Haemer   Hold That Line. A Plea for the
                                  Preservation of Chart Scale Rulings  . . 25--25
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 1, Number 2, October, 1947

                      Anonymous   The National Science Foundation Bill . . 1--1
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--4
                      Anonymous   107th Annual Meeting . . . . . . . . . . 5--5
                 Albert Epstein   Statistical Analysis with Hand Punched
                                  and Sorted Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . 6--7
                    S. S. Wilks   Crisis in Statistical Personnel  . . . . 8--16
              Lowell H. Hattery   Personnel Placement by Professional
                                  Societies  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--13
        Frederick Mosteller and   
                 Harold Freeman   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 12--13
                  J. H. Watkins   Chapter Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                      Anonymous   News about Members . . . . . . . . . . . 15--16
                    R. J. Myers   Laymen Don't Have Logarithmic Eyes. The
                                  Case against the Casual Use of Semi Log
                                  Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--17
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 1, Number 3, December, 1947

                      Anonymous   Specialized Statistical Societies  . . . 1--1
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--9
                      Anonymous   107th Annual Meeting of the American
                                  Statistical Association  . . . . . . . . 4--5
       Frederick F. Stephan and   
             Philip J. McCarthy   Sampling Opinion, Attitudes, and
                                  Consumer Wants . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6--7
                      Anonymous   The Training of Statisticians  . . . . . 8--9
                 Paul M. Densen   Statistical Practices in Hospitals . . . 10--16
                      Anonymous   Federal Statistical Programs for the
                                  Current Fiscal Year  . . . . . . . . . . 13--16
                 Paul Peach and   
              John W. Tukey and   
            Frederick Mosteller   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 17--18
                  John W. Tukey   Question 4: Infinite observations  . . . 17--18
              Kenneth W. Haemer   The Perils of Perspective  . . . . . . . 19--19
                      Anonymous   News about Members . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                      Anonymous   Chapter Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--22
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??


The American Statistician
Volume 2, Number 1, February, 1948

                      Anonymous   A New Section on Training in Statistics  1--1
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--22
                 A. Ross Eckler   Planning for the 1950 Censuses of
                                  Population and Agriculture . . . . . . . 6--10
                   F. H. Sterns   If I Were the Boss . . . . . . . . . . . 11--20
  The Royal Statistical Society   The Teaching of Statistics in England    12--20
               J. M. Howell and   
                    Lee Johnson   Statistical Control of Accidents . . . . 16--19
        Frederick Mosteller and   
          Charles P. Winsor and   
                  C. H. Fischer   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 18--19
                  Homer L. Hitt   Three-Factor Cartographic Representation 21--22
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 2, Number 2, April, 1948

                      Anonymous   Statistical Positions in the Federal
                                  Service  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--13
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--5
            Churchill Eisenhart   The Role of a Statistical Consultant in
                                  a Research Organization  . . . . . . . . 6--7
             Maurice G. Kendall   The Examination of the Royal Statistical
                                  Society  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--15
                   Roberto Guye   A Program of Action for Promoting
                                  Statistical Education in the Western
                                  Hemisphere . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--13
                      Anonymous   Does the Presidency Shorten Life?  . . . 14--15
              W. Edwards Deming   On the Classification of Statisticians   16--19
        Frederick Mosteller and   
              Kenneth W. Haemer   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 18--19
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                      Anonymous   The Employment Statistics Program of the
                                  Bureau of Labor Statistics . . . . . . . 21--22
              Kenneth W. Haemer   Range-Bar Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--23
                      Anonymous   News about Members . . . . . . . . . . . 24--25
                      Anonymous   Chapter Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--26

The American Statistician
Volume 2, Number 3, June, 1948

                      Anonymous   Statistical Blackout . . . . . . . . . . 1--1
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--23
                      Anonymous   108th Annual Meeting of the American
                                  Statistical Association  . . . . . . . . 4--6
             Morris A. Copeland   Authority and Reason as Instruments of
                                  Coordination in the United States  . . . 7--20
                     Paul Wiers   Criminal Comparisons . . . . . . . . . . 11--12
               Joseph C. Dodson   The Statistical Program of Iowa State
                                  College  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--14
             Vergil D. Reed and   
          Katherine G. Capt and   
             Herbert A. Vitriol   Selection, Training, and Supervision of
                                  Field Interviewers in Marketing Research 15--20
                      Anonymous   Committees and Association
                                  Representatives for 1948 . . . . . . . . 21--21
        Frederick Mosteller and   
                G. W. Brown and   
                 A. M. Mood and   
            Esdras Minville and   
              Leo A. Aroian and   
             C. Horace Hamilton   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 22--23
              Kenneth W. Haemer   Double Scales Are Dangerous  . . . . . . 24--24
                      Anonymous   News about Members . . . . . . . . . . . 25--25
                      Anonymous   Chapter Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 2, Number 4, August, 1948

                      Anonymous   Statistics, the Physical Sciences and
                                  Engineering  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--1
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--4
                      Anonymous   United Nations Statistical News  . . . . 5--6
                      Anonymous   One World of Science . . . . . . . . . . 6--7
           Samuel P. Hayes, Jr.   Industrial Classification by Dun and
                                  Bradstreet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--19
                      Anonymous   United Nations Sub-Commission on
                                  Statistical Sampling . . . . . . . . . . 10--19
                  M. G. Kendall   Who Discovered the Latin Square? . . . . 13--13
                  Ralph R. Shaw   Royal Society Scientific Information
                                  Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--23
East African Statistical Department and   
                        Nairobi   East African Population Census 1948:
                                  Some Problems of Planning  . . . . . . . 17--18
                    Vera Jensen   Graduate School, U.S. Department of
                                  Agriculture, Sponsors Internships in
                                  Sampling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--21
              Kathleen Stebbins   Placement Service of the Special
                                  Libraries Association  . . . . . . . . . 21--21
        Frederick Mosteller and   
                Roe Goodman and   
                   E. J. Gumbel   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 22--23
                      Anonymous   News about Members . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
               Frederick Jahnel   When to Use Pictorial Symbols  . . . . . 25--25
                      Anonymous   Chapter Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 2, Number 5, October, 1948

                      Anonymous   The Statistician and Everyday Affairs    1--1
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--29
             William J. Horvath   Operations Research --- a Scientific
                                  Basis for Executive Decisions  . . . . . 6--19
                 James Gray Kyd   Doomsday Book for Scotland . . . . . . . 9--15
                 John W. Lehman   Statistical Gaps and Economic Indicators 10--12
             Calvert L. Dedrick   The Census Bureau Training Program for
                                  Foreign Statisticians  . . . . . . . . . 13--15
     Marguerite Wykoff Zapoleon   The Outlook for Women in Statistics  . . 16--29
                      Anonymous   108th Annual Meeting of the American
                                  Statistical Association  . . . . . . . . 20--28
        Frederick Mosteller and   
                   R. A. Fisher   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 30--31
              Edward J. Hegarty   How to Use a Set of Display Charts . . . 32--32
                      Anonymous   News about Members . . . . . . . . . . . 33--34
                      Anonymous   Chapter Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 2, Number 6, December, 1948

                      Anonymous   Peacetime Implications of Operations
                                  Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--18
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--5
             George W. Snedecor   On the Design of Sampling Investigations 6--13
                   G. L. Seaton   The Statistician and Modern Management   10--11
                     D. K. Lieu   Collecting Statistics in China . . . . . 12--13
                 Conrad Taeuber   FAO's Program for Statistical Training   14--18
        Frederick Mosteller and   
                 R. L. Anderson   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 16--17
                     George Uri   Graphic Representation for Multiple
                                  Linear Correlation . . . . . . . . . . . 19--19
                      Anonymous   News about Members . . . . . . . . . . . 20--21
                   Milt Stevens   Perspective from New York  . . . . . . . 21--21
                      Anonymous   Chapter Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??


The American Statistician
Volume 3, Number 1, February, 1949

                      Anonymous   Highlights of the Annual Business
                                  Meeting  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--1
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--21
                      Anonymous   Social Science Research Council
                                  Committee on Analysis of Pre-Election
                                  Polls and Forecasts  . . . . . . . . . . 4--5
                  John W. Tukey   Memorandum on Statistics in the Federal
                                  Government. Part I --- Chapters I--IV    6--17
                  Ernest Blanch   Lotteries and Pools  . . . . . . . . . . 18--21
        Frederick Mosteller and   
            Emmett H. Welch and   
              V. S. Kolesnikoff   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 22--23
                   Milt Stevens   Perspective from New York  . . . . . . . 23--23
           Frederick A. Ekebald   Should Scales Extend to Zero? A Case for
                                  the Affirmative  . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--25
                      Anonymous   News about Members . . . . . . . . . . . 25--26
                      Anonymous   Chapter Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 3, Number 2, April / May, 1949

                      Anonymous   The Committee on Committees  . . . . . . 1--1
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--20
                 Stuart A. Rice   The International Statistical Institute  4--5
        Clem C. Linnenberg, Jr.   The Development of Federal Statistical
                                  Coordination, 1908--1949 . . . . . . . . 6--11
                   Milt Stevens   Perspective from New York  . . . . . . . 11--11
                  John W. Tukey   Memorandum on Statistics in the Federal
                                  Government. Part II, Chapters V--VII . . 12--16
                      Anonymous   Committees and Association
                                  Representatives for 1949 . . . . . . . . 17--17
        Frederick Mosteller and   
                Lillian Epstein   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 18--18
              Kenneth W. Haemer   Area Bias in Map Presentation  . . . . . 19--19
                      Anonymous   Chapter Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--22
                      Anonymous   News about Members . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 3, Number 3, June / July, 1949

             James C. Yocum and   
                     Sam Arnold   Letter to the Editor . . . . . . . . . . 1--1
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--5
             Dickson H. Leavens   Overlapping Membership of Societies  . . 4--5
        Clem C. Linnenberg, Jr.   The Development of Federal Statistical
                                  Coordination, 1908--1949 . . . . . . . . 6--10
              Kenneth W. Haemer   The Supplementary-Scale Chart. Two
                                  Charts for the Price of One  . . . . . . 11--11
            Frederick Mosteller   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 12--13
                      Anonymous   Chapter Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 3, Number 4, October, 1949

                W. F. Callander   Letter to the Editor . . . . . . . . . . 1--1
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--11
                      Anonymous   109th Annual Meeting of the American
                                  Statistical Association  . . . . . . . . 4--9
           Charles E. Armstrong   Moving Averages  . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
        Frederick Mosteller and   
                  John W. Tukey   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                  John W. Tukey   Answer to question 21: Maximum
                                  likelihood estimates, efficiency . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   Expanding Activities of the Chicago
                                  Chapter of the ASA . . . . . . . . . . . 13--14
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 3, Number 5, December, 1949

                      Anonymous   First Report of the Committee on
                                  Committees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--9
                      Anonymous   News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--5
                      Anonymous   Correction: Moving Averages  . . . . . . 4--4
             Meredith B. Givens   Notes on Federal--State Relations in
                                  Statistics. With Illustrative Reference
                                  to Employment, Unemployment and the
                                  Labor Market . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6--9
        Frederick Mosteller and   
         Philip J. McCarthy and   
                 Kenneth Haemer   Questions and Answers  . . . . . . . . . 10--10
              Truman Lee Kelley   Suiting the Chart to the Audience.
                                  Common Graphic Devices Classified
                                  According to Ease of Reading . . . . . . 11--11
                      Anonymous   News about Members . . . . . . . . . . . 12--13
                      Anonymous   Chapter Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--14
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??