The Establishment and the Regents

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Summary

Explains the duties of the Establishment, the Secretary, and the Board of Regents, and the derivation of the term "Secretary." Also includes a list of the individuals who have been members of the Board of Regents, quotes from some of the meetings, and biographical sketches of the current members in 1896.

editor

Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896

Subject

  • Board of Regents
  • Smithsonian Institution Establishment of
  • United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896, The History of its First Half Century (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1897

Topic

  • Management
  • Federal Government

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