An act for the erection of a bronze statue of Joseph Henry, late Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution

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Summary

The Regents of the Smithsonian Institution are authorized to contract with W. W. Story, sculptor, for a statue in bronze of Joseph Henry, late Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, to be erected upon the grounds of the Institution. For this purpose, and for the entire expense of the foundation and pedestal of the monument, the sum of $15,000 is appropriated.

Author

46th Congress, Sess. 2, 1880

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Story, William Wetmore 1819-1895
  • Board of Regents

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 21 Stat. 154
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

21 Stat. 154 (1880); ch. 116 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1881
  • 06/01/1880

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Sculptors
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Statues
  • Museum finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Finance
  • Museum finance
  • Sculptors
  • Secretaries
  • Statues

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 154

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