Senate Report No. 484, considering the following resolution: "Resolved, That the Committee on the Judiciary inquire whether any, and If any, what action of the Senate is necessary and proper in regard to the 'Smithsonian Institution.'"

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Summary

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary was assigned to determine whether or not the Smithsonian Institution was being managed according to law, and whether or not any further legislation was necessary. They found that no new legislation was necessary.

Author

33rd Congress, 2nd Session

Subject

  • Senate Committee on the Judiciary
  • Smithsonian Institution

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Rep. Com. No. 33-484
  • Title 20, Education
  • Report - Congressional

Contained within

Serial Set 775 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

02/06/1855

Topic

  • Law
  • Controversies
  • Interpretation and construction
  • Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men
  • Personnel management
  • Congressional Debates
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Management
  • Law--Interpretation and construction
  • Legislation
  • Libraries and museums

Form/Genre

Report - Congressional

Physical description

Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 1-4

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