Report of the National Museum Building Commission for 1880

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Summary

Letter to the Board of Regents from the National Museum Building Commission (William Tecumseh Sherman, Peter Parker, and Spencer F. Baird). Includes dates of completion of several portions of the U.S. National Museum Building (Arts and Industries Building). Provides names of contract firms working on the building and updates on the progress of interior and exterior construction. Includes information about the city sewer.

Author

  • Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891
  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Parker, Peter

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Board of Regents
  • National Museum Building Commission
  • United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year 1880 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1881

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Management
  • Buildings
  • Management--Museums
  • Building

Place

Washington (D.C.)

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