An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and prior years, and for other purposes

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The sum of $25,000 is appropriated for restoring to their proper place in the National Museum cases removed to the International Exhibition, and re-arranging the collections, and for expenses and preservation of the collections, and for receiving, packing, and transporting the objects presented to the United States at the Centennial by State and foreign governments, and for properly storing and preserving them until a proper disposition can be made for them.


  • United States National Museum
  • Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 19 Stat. 363
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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19 Stat. 363 (1877); ch. 106 (Book)

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


  • 1877
  • 03/03/1877


  • International exchanges
  • Museum finance
  • Museum storage facilities
  • Preservation of materials
  • Finance
  • Furniture, equipment, etc
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Museums
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Museums--Furniture, equipment, etc


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 363, 370

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