An Act Making appropriations for the government of 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, 1927, and for other purposes

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The following sums are appropriated: $173,199 for expenses of the National Zoological Park; and $49,000 for the construction of a public exhibition building for birds, provided that the Commissioners of the District of Columbia are authorized to enter into contract or contracts for the completion of said building in accordance with plans and specification approved by the regents of the Smithsonian Institution, at a cost not to exceed $102,000.


  • Board of Regents
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Bird House (NZP)


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  • 44 Stat. 417
  • Title 20, Education, Chapter 4
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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44 Stat. 417 (1926); ch. 276 (Book)

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


  • 1927
  • 05/08/1926


  • Museum finance
  • Animals
  • Finance
  • Birds
  • Expenditures, Public


Washington (D.C.)


Public Law

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Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 417, 449-50

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