Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1927

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The Regents referred the matter of the inheritance tax levied on the Freer estate by the State of Michigan to Mr. Delano, and requested that he travel to Detroit to investigate the circumstances of the tax. The Board of Regents approved the acceptance of the resignation of Mr. John E. Lodge as Curator of the Freer Gallery of Art.


  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919
  • Lodge, John Ellerton 1876-1942
  • Board of Regents
  • Freer Gallery of Art


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Board of Regents, Minutes, Volume 5 (Minute book)

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February 10, 1927


  • Art museums
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  • Wills
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  • Taxation--Law and legislation
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Board of Regents

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Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 699

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