Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1851

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Summary

  • Members of the Board: Roger B. Taney, Walter Lenox, James A. Pearce, Jefferson Davis, James M. Mason, William F. Colcock, Graham N. Fitch, Henry W. Hilliard, Alexander Dallas Bache, Josepg G. Totten, Rufus Choate, Gideon Hawley, Richard Rush, William C. Preston. Members present and absent not recorded, other than Gideon Hawley and Joseph Henry who are mentioned by name.
  • The Secretary stated that "a few days would be required to make up the accounts for the year just expired," and that a quorum of regents was not present. The board then adjourned to meet the following Tuesday at 10:00 AM.

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Hawley, Gideon 1785-1870
  • Colcock, William Ferguson
  • Fitch, Graham Newell
  • Mason, James Murray
  • Totten, Joseph Gilbert 1788-1864
  • Lenox, Walter 1817-1874
  • Pearce, James Alfred
  • Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867
  • Davis, Jefferson 1808-1889
  • 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

  • 1851/01/01 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 1, 1851

Topic

Board of Regents

Form/Genre

  • Procedures
  • Meeting schedule
  • Board of Regents

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page numbers: 68

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