Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1855

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Summary

  • Present: John T. Towers, James A. Pearce, Stephen A. Douglas, James M. Mason, Alexander Dallas Bache, John M. Berrien, and Richard Rush. Also Present: Joseph Henry. Members not present were Roger B. Taney, William H. English, David Stuart, James Meacham, Joseph G. Totten, Rufus Choate, and Gideon Hawley.
  • The Secretary informed the Board of the re-election by joint resolution of Congress of Rufus Choate and Gideon Hawley for the next six years. On the motion of Mr. Mason, the Board adjourned to meet Friday, January 12th at 10 o'clock am and the Secretary was requested to inform the absent members of the Board that the report of the Select Committee on the distribution of the income would then be taken up for consideration.

Subject

  • Stuart, David
  • English, William Hayden
  • Mason, James Murray
  • Totten, Joseph Gilbert 1788-1864
  • Towers, John Thomas 1811-1857
  • Hawley, Gideon 1785-1870
  • Pearce, James Alfred
  • Douglas, Stephen Arnold
  • Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867
  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Rush, Richard 1780-1859
  • Taney, Roger Brooke 1777-1864
  • Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859
  • Berrien, John McPherson, 1781-1856
  • Meacham, James C
  • Board of Regents Ad hoc committees
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution
  • Board of Regents

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 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, 900 Jefferson Drive, SW, Washington, D.C. 20013-7012, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1879
  • January 3, 1855

Topic

Board of Regents

Form/Genre

  • Election of officers
  • Board of Regents

Physical description

Number of pages: 02; Page numbers: 516-517

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