Regents of the Smithsonian Institution: Biographical Notices by William Jones Rhees

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Summary

An alphabetical listing of 129 Regents with state affiliation, dates of appointment, and, if applicable, reelection, dates and places of birth, education, military experience and prominent positions held.

Author

Rhees, William Jones 1830-1907

editor

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

Subject

  • Dallas, George Mifflin 1792-1864
  • Fillmore, Millard 1800-1874
  • Taney, Roger Brooke 1777-1864
  • Chase, Salmon Portland
  • Waite, Morrison R (Morrison Remick) 1816-1888
  • Owen, Robert Dale 1801-1877
  • Garfield, James A (James Abram) 1831-1881
  • Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891
  • Bancroft, George 1800-1891
  • Gray, Asa 1810-1888
  • Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873
  • Welling, James C (James Clarke) 1825-1894
  • Fuller, Melville Weston 1833-1910
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress
  • Chancellor of the Smithsonian Board of Regents

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Also includes portraits of Chancellors George Mifflin Dallas, Millard Fillmore, Roger Brooke Taney, Salmon Portland Chase, Morrison Remick Waite, and Melville Weston Fuller, Regents Robert Dale Owen, James Abram Garfield, William Tecumseh Sherman, George Bancroft, Asa Gray, Louis Agassiz and James Clarke Welling.

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

Biography

Physical description

pp. 80-114

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