Appropriation for Pan-American Exposition

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United States Congress appropriates $300,000 for a Government exhibit at the Pan-American Exposition to be held at Buffalo in 1901, with $200,000 in additional funds for the erection of a building. Provision is also made for participation in the exposition to be held at Toledo in 1902 or 1903. The Smithsonian will prepare the government's exhibitions at the fair.


  • United States Congress
  • Pan-American Exposition (1901: Buffalo, New York)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • A report detailing the Smithsonian's involvement in the exposition can be found on pages 82-87 of the Annual Report for 1899.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1899, p. 19, 33, 82-7

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


March 3, 1899


  • Fairs
  • Exhibitions
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Expositions
  • Buffalo (N.Y.)


Buffalo (N.Y.)

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