An Act Making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of such District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1924, and for other purposes

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Summary

The sum of $4,000 is appropriated for the improvement, care and maintenance of Smithsonian grounds. To enable the Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Commission, (created by section 22 of the Public Buildings Act approved March 4, 1913) to continue proceedings toward the acquisition of lands required for a connecting parkway between Potomac Park, the Zoological Park, and Rock Creek Park, $75,000 is appropriated. The sum of $125,000 is provided to cover the expenses of the National Zoological Park.

Subject

  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Commission

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 42 Stat. 1327
  • Title 20, Education, Chapter 4
  • Statutes at Large

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

Reference is made to the Public Buildings Act, 37 Stat. 885 (March 4, 1913)

Contained within

42 Stat. 1327 (1923); ch. 148 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1923
  • 02/28/1923

Topic

  • Parkways
  • Museum finance
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Parks
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

Place

  • Rock Creek Park (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 1327, 1365-67

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