Programme of Organization for the Smithsonian Institution

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Creator: Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

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Date: 1847

Citation: Report of the Organization Committee of the Smithsonian Institution (Annual Report 1847) (Book)

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Summary

In this "Programme," Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, laid out his plan for the new organization, focusing on scientific research and the publication and exchange of scientific information.

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Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

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Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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Report of the Organization Committee of the Smithsonian Institution (Annual Report 1847) (Book)

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

Date

1847

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • SI, Early History

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