NMAI Reaches Fund Raising Goal

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Summary

The National Museum of the American Indian reached their goal in raising one third of the money needed to build museum. When Congress enacted the legislation establishing NMAI it call for the museum to raise one third of the money for it. This amounted to $37 million that took eight years to raise.

Subject

  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
  • United States Congress

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File, "The Torch," July 1997, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

July 1997

Topic

  • Money
  • Law
  • Historians
  • Museums
  • Fund raising
  • Indians of North America--Museums
  • Legislation

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