Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1906

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The Board of Regents, under encouragement from President Theodore Roosevelt, resolves to accept the gift of the art collection belonging to Charles Lang Freer to the Smithsonian Institution. Includes correspondence of Mr. Freer, President Roosevelt and Secretary Samuel P. Langley.


  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919
  • Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Board of Regents
  • United States President


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Board of Regents, Minutes, Volume 3 (Minute book)

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


January 24, 1906


  • Art, Asian, Art
  • Art
  • Art, American
  • Secretaries
  • Museums
  • History
  • Benefactors
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Art museums, Wills
  • Gifts
  • Bequest
  • National Collections
  • Private collections
  • Art--History
  • Art, Asian, Art--Private collections
  • Art, Chinese
  • Art, Japanese
  • Art, Korean
  • Museum exhibits


Board of Regents

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Number of pages: 10; Page Numbers: 25-33

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