Phelps Named Regent

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Summary

The Speaker of the House (John G. Carlisle) announces the appointment of William Walter Phelps to the Board of Regents.

Subject

  • Phelps, William Walter 1839-1894
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress House

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: Smithsonian Institution, 1901. p. 938.
  • Phelps was reappointed to the Board of Regents in 1886 and 1888.

Contact information

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

Date

January 10, 1888

Topic

Regents

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