Letter from William deC. Ravenel to President Woodrow Wilson

ID: SIA2014-06992

Creator: Ravenel, William deC

Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: July 15, 1918

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 192, Box 194, Folder: 1

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Summary

Letter from William deC. Ravenel, Administrative Assistant to Secretary Walcott, to President Woodrow Wilson informing him of the approval by the Committee of the Board of Regents for the Natural History Building closure and ithe use of space in the exhibition halls by the Bureau of War Risk Insurance.

Subject

  • Wilson, Woodrow 1856-1924
  • United States National Museum
  • United States Bureau of War Risk Insurance
  • Natural History Building
  • Administrative Assistant in charge of the United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The Bureau of War Risk Insurance was founded in 1914 by the United States Congress to ensure the availability of marine insurance during World War I. The Bureau of War Risk Insurance was established within the Treasury Department to provide insurance policies and pay claims to sailors during World War I.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 192, Box 194, Folder: 1

Contact information

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

Date

  • July 15, 1918
  • 20th century

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Topic

World War, 1914-1918

Form/Genre

  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2014-06992

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Color Size: 8.5w x11h Type of Image: Letters Medium: Paper

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