An Act Making appropriations for the Executive office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and office, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1924, and for other purposes

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The following sums are appropriated for the Smithsonian Institution; $43,000 for International exchanges; $44,000 for American ethnology; $7,500 for the International Catalogue of Scientific Literature; $15,500 for the Astrophysical Observatory. Plans are authorized for the building for the National Gallery of Art. The sum of $415,000 is provided for the National Museum. For the administration of the National Gallery of Art by the Smithsonian Institution, $16,000 is appropriated. For printing and binding for the Smithsonian Institution, including all of its offices, $77,400 is provided.


  • Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • International Catalogue of Scientific Literature
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum


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  • 42 Stat. 1227
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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42 Stat. 1227 (1923); ch. 72 (Book)

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


  • 1923
  • 02/13/1923


  • Printing
  • International exchanges
  • Museum finance
  • Observatories
  • Architecture
  • Preservation of materials
  • Finance
  • Furniture, equipment, etc
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Ethnology
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Museums
  • Museums--Furniture, equipment, etc
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction


Public Law

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Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 1227, 1235-36

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