White Appointed to Board of Regents

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Summary

The United States Congress resolves, by joint resolution, that the vacancy on the Board of Regents of the class "other than members of Congress" shall be filled by Andrew D. White (NY), in place of Asa Gray, deceased. The resolution was first introduced on February 8, 1888, in the Senate, by J.S. Morrill.

Subject

  • Gray, Asa 1810-1888
  • White, Andrew Dickson 1832-1918
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Rhees, William Jones, ed. and comp. Smithsonian Institution: Documents Relative to its Origin and History, 1835-1899. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, vol. 43. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1901 p. 1110.

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

Date

February 15, 1888

Topic

Appointments

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