G. Brown Goode Appointed Acting Secretary
Under provision of the law, Chancellor of the Board of Regents, Chief Justice Morrison R. Waite, designates George Brown Goode as Acting Secretary of the Smithsonian during the absence of the Secretary Samuel P. Langley.
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1888. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1890, p. 4.
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
December 2, 1887