Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1850

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Summary

  • Members of the Board: Millard Fillmore, Roger B. Taney, William W. Seaton, James A. Pearce, Jefferson Davis, James M. Mason, William F. Colcock, Graham N. Fitch, Henry W. Hilliard, Alexander Dallas Bache, Joseph G. Totten, Rufus Choate, Gideon Hawley, Richard Rush, and William C. Preston. Members present and absent not recorded.
  • Several regents met this day, but as a quorum was not present, they adjourned to the 22nd of the month.

Subject

  • Colcock, William Ferguson
  • Fitch, Graham Newell
  • Mason, James Murray
  • Seaton, William Winston 1785-1866
  • Totten, Joseph Gilbert 1788-1864
  • Hawley, Gideon 1785-1870
  • Pearce, James Alfred
  • Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867
  • Davis, Jefferson 1808-1889
  • Fillmore, Millard 1800-1874
  • Hilliard, Henry W (Henry Washington) 1808-1892
  • Rush, Richard 1780-1859
  • Taney, Roger Brooke 1777-1864
  • Preston, William C. 1794-1860
  • Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859
  • Board of Regents
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 1850/01/18 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
  • January 18, 1850

Topic

Board of Regents

Form/Genre

  • Procedures
  • Board of Regents

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page numbers: 57

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