Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1955

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Summary

A financial report on the status of the Freer fund and the Consolidated fund. A picture mounter working at the Freer Gallery of Art has family in another (unspecified) country, and he is determined to leave the U.S. unless his family can come here. Secretary Leonard Carmichael encouraged the Smithsonian Board of Regents to write to the Chairmen of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the House Judiciary Committee supporting the bills to bring the picture mounter's family to the U.S.

Subject

  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Board of Regents
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution
  • United States Congress House
  • United States Congress Senate

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Regents Minutes
  • Title 20, Education
  • Board of Regents - Financial Reports

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Board of Regents, Minutes, Volume 7 (Minute book)

Contact information

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

Date

January14, 1955

Topic

  • Museum finance
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Finance
  • Secretaries
  • Immigrants

Place

United States

Form/Genre

Board of Regents

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 1406

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