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Refutes "Nation's Attic" concept by discussing Joseph Henry's disaffection with a National Museum and personal mandate to mold the SI into a scientific and research-oriented institution. Discusses research fellowships, grants, associateships and programs offered by the Smithsonian. Also explores comparative agreement policy with scholary educational institutions.


Henry, Joseph 1797-1878


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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The Key Reporter Vol. 32, no. 2 (Journal)

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


Winter 1966-67


  • Scholarships
  • Research

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pp. 1-2, 8

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