Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1916
The Congressional members of the Board of Regents met to discuss the location/plans for the Freer Gallery of Art building and feel that the Regents have the authority to choose the location, within the limits of the Smithsonian grounds, without having to ask Congress. They also examined the plans submitted by Charles A. Platt, architect, and approved them.
Smithsonian Legal Documents
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Board of Regents, Minutes, Volume 4 (Minute book)
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
May 23, 1916
Board of Regents
Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 354a