The Smithsonian Institution: Revised Statues of the United States, 1878, Title LXXIII, with Amendments to March 12, 1894

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Summary

Pamphlet documenting the early history and organization of the Smithsonian Institution with references to United States Statutes, organized by subject, in the margins. Subject headings include: Will of James Smithson, Regents, Duties of Secretary, Reception and arrangement of specimens and objects of art, Library, and Disbursements. Brief summaries of major areas of interest at the Smithsonian.

Subject

  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • Board of Regents
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Also found in a volume titled, The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1897.

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(Book)

Contact information

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

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • SI, Early History
  • Gifts
  • Expenditures, Public

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