Mashantucket Pequots Donates $10M

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Summary

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation donates $10 million to National Campaign of the National Museum of the American Indian. The money will be used for the construction of the museum on The Mall with some funds going to specific uses for future programs. To date it is the largest single cash donation made to the Institution.

Subject

  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, "The Torch," December 1994, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

October 24, 1994

Topic

  • Historians
  • Gifts
  • Museums
  • Indians of North America--Museums
  • Pequot Indians

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

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