An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The following sums are appropriated: $7,500 for expenses of the international exchanges between the United States and foreign countries; $300 for the transportation of reports and maps to foreign countries; $40,000 for the ethnological researches among the North American Indians and for completing the compilation and preparation of a statistical atlas of Indian Affairs by C. C. Royce, under the direction of the Bureau of Ethnology; $60,000 for furniture and fixtures of the National Museum required for exhibiting collections of geology, mineralogy, natural history, ethnology, and the industrial arts belonging to the United States; $6,000 for heating and lighting the National Museum; $90,000 for the preservation and exhibition of the collections received from surveying and exploring expeditions of the government.
  • Also $2,500 for the care of the Armory buildings and grounds and preservation and storage of the duplicate collections of the government and of property of the United States Fish Commission.

Subject

  • Royce, Charles C. 1845-1923
  • Armory Building
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • United States Fish Commission
  • United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 22 Stat. 603
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

22 Stat. 603 (1883); ch. 143 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1883
  • 03/03/1883

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Geology
  • Telephone
  • Finance
  • Mineralogy
  • Natural History
  • Ethnology
  • Museums
  • International exchanges
  • Museum finance
  • Electricity
  • Heating
  • Lighting
  • Furniture, equipment, etc
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Maps
  • Museums--Furniture, equipment, etc
  • Natural history
  • Museum publications

Place

North America

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 603, 618, 628-29

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