An Act To amend or repeal certain Government property laws, and for other purposes

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The Acts and parts of Acts hereby repealed include the Act of May 26, 1928 (45 Stat. 753). The Act authorized the Secretary of War to transfer or loan aeronautical equipment to museums and education institutions. The Act of March 4, 1921, (41 Stat. 1438) is amended by deleting the words "are surplus or." This Act authorized the Secretary of War to furnish to the National Museum certain articles of the arms, materiel, equipment, or clothing heretofore issued or produced for the United States Army, and to dispose of colors, standards, and guidons of demobilized organizations of the United States Army, and for other purposes.


  • United States. Secretary of War
  • United States. Army
  • United States National Museum


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 65 Stat. 701
  • Title 10, Armed Forces
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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65 Stat. 701 (1951); ch. 654 (Book)

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


  • 1952
  • 10/31/1951


  • Military paraphernalia
  • Repeal of legislation
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Education
  • Preservation of materials
  • Aeronautics
  • Surplus government property
  • Museums
  • Museums--Educational aspects


Public Law

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Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 701, 703, 708

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