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Baird to Receive Honor from King of Sweden

Title:
Baird to Receive Honor from King of Sweden
Date:
June 20, 1878
Notes:
Rhees, William Jones. The Smithsonian Institution: Documents Relative to Its Origin and History: 1835-1899, Vol. 1, 1835-1887. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1901., p. 789
Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, volume 42, p. 789
Summary:
United States Congress approves a measure for the authorization of Secretary Spencer F. Baird to "receive a diploma and medal, constituting him a member of the Norwegian order of St. Olaf, tendered him by the King of Sweden, as a testimonial of distinguished scientific service."
Topics:
Awards, Secretaries
Subjects:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887, United States Congress
Category:
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Places:
Norway, Sweden
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!610~!0#focus

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