An Act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and two, and for other purposes

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Summary

The following sums are appropriated: $24,000 for international exchanges; $50,000 for American ethnology for continuing ethnological researches among the American Indians, including salaries of necessary employees; $12,000 for maintenance of the Astrophysical Observatory; $20,000 for cases, furniture, etc. for the National Museum; $23,000 for the expense of heating, lighting, electrical, telegraphic, and telephonic service; $12,500 for removing old boilers and installing new boilers in the National Museum building; $180,000 for the preservation, exhibition, and increase of the collections from the surveying and exploring expeditions of the Government; $10,000 for the purchase of specimens in the collections of the National Museum; $2,000 for the purchase of books, pamphlets, and periodicals for reference; $15,000 for repairs to buildings, shops, and sheds; $5,000 for construction of two galleries in the National Museum building; $4,400 for rent of workshops and storage quarters; $500 for postage stamps and foreign postal cards; $80,000 for continuing the construction of roads, walks, bridges, water supply, sewerage and drainage for the National Zoological Park; $2,500 for the improvement and maintenance of Smithsonian grounds; and $17,000 for printing labels and blanks, and for binding of scientific books and pamphlets presented to and acquired by the National Museum Library.

Subject

  • Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)
  • United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 31 Stat. 1133
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

31 Stat. 1133 (1901); ch. 853 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1901
  • 03/03/1901

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Books and reading
  • Postage stamps
  • Telephone
  • Postcard
  • Electricity
  • Lighting
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Salaries
  • Sheds
  • Printing
  • Sewerage
  • Telegraph
  • Museum labels
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Ethnology
  • Boilers
  • Museums
  • Workshops
  • Surveying
  • Grounds maintenance
  • International exchanges
  • Museum finance
  • Museum storage facilities
  • Heating
  • Preservation of materials
  • Furniture, equipment, etc
  • Bookbinding
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Specimens
  • Books
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Museums--Furniture, equipment, etc
  • Officials and employees--Salaries

Place

North America

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 6; Page Numbers: 1133, 1146-47, 1166, 1186-87

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