An Act To authorize the establishment of a marine biological station on the Gulf coast of the State of Florida

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Summary

The Secretary of Commerce and Labor is directed to establish a marine biological station on the Gulf of Mexico on the coast of the State of Florida. The State of Florida shall donate and transfer, free of cost, to the Government of the United States necessary land and water rights. Buildings, wharves, and other structures as may be necessary for the proper equipment of such biological station shall not exceed the cost of $50,000. Professors, instructors, and students of land-grant, agricultural, and mechanical colleges of the United States shall be admitted to said station to pursue investigations in fish culture and biology.

Subject

United States. Secretary of Commerce and Labor

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 36 Stat. 964
  • Title 16, Conservation
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

36 Stat. 964 (1911); ch. 189 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1911
  • 03/01/1911

Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Students
  • Fishes
  • Educators
  • Marine biology
  • Research
  • Teachers

Place

  • Florida
  • Mexico, Gulf of

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 964

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