Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1856

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Summary

  • Present: James M. Mason, Richard Rush, Joseph G. Totten, Alexander Dallas Bache. Also Present: Joseph Henry and William W. Seaton. Members not present were Roger B. Taney, John T. Towers, James A. Pearce, Stephen A. Douglas, William H. English, James Meacham, Gideon Hawley, and Richard Rush.
  • There being no quorum present, the new Regents not yet having been appointed, the Board adjourned to meet on Saturday, January 26th.

Subject

  • 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
  • Meacham, James C
  • Seaton, William Winston 1785-1866
  • 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 12, 1856

Topic

Board of Regents

Form/Genre

  • Procedures
  • Meeting schedule
  • Board of Regents

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page numbers: 559

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