An Act Making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959, and for other purposes

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Summary

The sum of $898,000 is appropriated for the National Zoological Park including: erecting and repairing buildings; care and improvement of grounds; travel, including travel for the procurement of live specimens; purchase, care, and transportation of specimens; purchase of motorcycles; revolvers and ammunition; purchase of uniforms and equipment for police, and uniforms for keepers and assistant keepers.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 72 Stat. 498
  • Title 20, Education, Chapter 4
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

72 Stat. 498 (1958); Pub. L. No. 85-594 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1959
  • 08/06/1958

Topic

  • Description and travel
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Firearms
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Uniforms
  • Museum finance
  • Animals
  • Zoo keepers
  • Ammunition
  • Motorcycles
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Specimens
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Watchmen
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Travel

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 498, 507

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