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Secretary Walcott presents a petition before the Board of Regents from the National Museum of Engineering and Industry, urging the setting aside of a specified plot of ground south of the Smithsonian Building on which to erect a museum building. The Board adopted resolutions expressing its sympathy with the proposal and its willingness to take definite steps when sufficient funds to cover the initial cost involved had been deposited with the Smithsonian Institution by the National Museum Engineering and Industry.


  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Board of Regents
  • National Museum of Engineering and Industry


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Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1925. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1926, p. 130.

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December 11, 1924


  • Architecture
  • Buildings

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