H.R. 6410, A Bill to authorize the construction of a building for a Museum of History and Technology for the Smithsonian Institution, including the preparation of plans and specifications, and all other work incidental thereto

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Summary

H.R. 6410 was a bill to authorize the construction of a building for a Museum of History and Technology for the Smithsonian Institution, including the preparation of plans and specifications and all other work incidental thereto. This is the second version of the bill and it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed.

Subject

  • Jones, Robert, Jr
  • Committee on the Whole House on the State of the Union
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • H.R. 6410
  • Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works
  • Bill

Notes

See also S. 1071, S. 1210, S. 1982, H.R. 416, H.R. 2114, H.R. 6117, H.R. 6119 for other versions of this bill. H.R. 6410 was the bill that was passed that provided funding for a Museum of History and Technology under the Smithsonian Museum. There are four versions of this bill.

Contained within

House of Representatives Bills, 84th Congress, Vol. 36 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1956
  • 5/24/1955

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Law
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Buildings
  • Legislation

Form/Genre

Bill

Physical description

Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 1-3

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