Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1847

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Summary

  • Present: George M. Dallas, William W. Seaton, Sidney Breese, Henry W. Hilliard, Robert Dale Owen, Alexander Dallas Bache, Gideon Hawley, and Joseph G. Totten. Also Present: Joseph Henry. The members not present were Roger B. Taney, James A. Pearce, Lewis Cass, William J. Hough, Rufus Choate, Richard Rush, and William C. Preston.
  • The board met in the office of the Vice-President of the United States. The Building Committee presented a report accompanied by their journal of proceedings. The board then adjourned to meet the following Friday at 10:00 AM.

Subject

  • Seaton, William Winston 1785-1866
  • Totten, Joseph Gilbert 1788-1864
  • Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867
  • Breese, Sidney 1800-1878
  • Dallas, George Mifflin 1792-1864
  • Hilliard, Henry W (Henry Washington) 1808-1892
  • Owen, Robert Dale 1801-1877
  • Hawley, Gideon 1785-1870
  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Cass, Lewis
  • Hough, William Jervis 1795-1869
  • Rush, Richard 1780-1859
  • Taney, Roger Brooke 1777-1864
  • Preston, William C. 1794-1860
  • Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859
  • Pearce, James Alfred
  • Board of Regents
  • Board of Regents Committee on Buildings
  • United States. Office of the Vice President
  • Board of Regents Special Committee
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 1847/12/08 Regents Minutes
  • Board of Regents - Minutes of Meetings, 1846-

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Board of Regents Vol. 1 (Bound volume)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1879
  • December 8, 1847

Topic

Architecture

Form/Genre

Board of Regents

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page numbers: 39-40

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