Badger Expelled from Board of Regents

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George E. Badger, a member of Congress from North Carolina, is expelled from the Smithsonian Board of Regents for "giving aid and comfort to the enemies of the Government," and Professor Louis Agassiz of Harvard University is appointed to the Board.


  • Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873
  • Badger, George Edmund 1795-1866
  • Board of Regents
  • Board of Regents


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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 42. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1901, p. 632-3.

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  • February 1863
  • Civil War, 1861-1865


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