An act to incorporate the American Historical Association

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Summary

The American Historical Association is created and composed of the following; Andrew D. White, Ithaca, N.Y.; George Bancroft, Washington, D.C.; Justin Winsor, Cambridge, MA; William F. Poole, Chicago, Il; Herbert B. Adams, Baltimore, MD; Clarence W. Bowen, Brooklyn, N.Y. The Association shall report annually to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution concerning its proceedings and the condition of historical study in America. The Regents of the Smithsonian Institution are authorized to permit said association to deposit its collections, manuscripts, books, pamphlets, and other material for history in the Smithsonian Institution or in the National Museum.

Subject

  • Adams, Herbert Baxter 1850-1901
  • Bancroft, George 1800-1891
  • Bowen, Clarence W
  • Poole, William F
  • White, Andrew Dickson 1832-1918
  • Winsor, Justin
  • American Historical Association
  • Board of Regents
  • United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 25 Stat. 640
  • Title 36, Patriotic and National Observances, Ceremonies and Organizations, section 20
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

25 Stat. 640 (1889); ch. 20 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1889
  • 01/04/1889

Topic

  • Preservation of materials
  • Secretaries
  • Annual Reports
  • History

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 640

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