Vice President Dallas Becomes Regent

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Summary

Vice President George M. Dallas becomes a member of the Board of Regents ex officio on 10 August 1846 when the Institution is created and is elected the first Chancellor on 8 September 1846.

Subject

  • Dallas, George Mifflin 1792-1864
  • Board of Regents
  • Board of Regents
  • United States. Office of the Vice President
  • Chancellor of the Smithsonian Board of Regents

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, volume 43. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1901, p. 1851.

Contact information

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

Date

1846

Topic

Museum trustees

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