Buildings Draped for Death of Meigs

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Summary

Both the Smithsonian Institution Building and the United States National Museum Building, now the Arts and Industries Building, are draped in mourning for General Montgomery C. Meigs. He was a member of the Board of Regent of the Smithsonian Institution and on the United States National Museum Building Committee.

Subject

  • Meigs, Montgomery C (Montgomery Cunningham) 1816-1892
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum
  • Board of Regents

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Annual Report of the United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1892, pp. 63-64.
  • For additional citations on the death of Meigs, see Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1892, pp. xiv, xv, 2 and 45.

Contact information

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

Date

January 2, 1892

Topic

Deaths

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