Joint resolution to encourage the establishment and endowment of institutions of learning at the national capital by defining the policy of the Government with reference to the use of its literary and scientific collections by students

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The facilities for research in the National Museum and the Bureau of Ethnology shall be accessible, under such rules and restrictions as the officers in charge of each collection may prescribe, to the scientific investigators and to students of any institution of higher education, now incorporated or hereafter to be incorporated under the laws of Congress or of the District of Columbia.


  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • United States Congress
  • United States National Museum


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  • 27 Stat. 395
  • Title 20, Education
  • Joint Resolution

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Statutes at Large

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27 Stat. 395 (1892);J. Res. No. 8 (Book)

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


  • 1893
  • 04/12/1892


  • Students
  • Education
  • Museums
  • Resolutions, Legislative
  • Education, Higher
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Research


Washington (D.C.)

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Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 395

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