An Act To authorize the preparation of plans and specifications for the construction of a building for a National Air Museum for the Smithsonian Institution, and all other work incidental thereto

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Summary

The Regents of the Smithsonian Institution are authorized and directed to prepare plans, including drawings and specifications for the construction of a suitable building for a National Air Museum. The exact location of the building shall be approved by the National Capital Planning Commission, and the design shall be approved by the Commission of Fine Arts. All work shall be under the supervision of the Administrator of the General Services Administration. The sums necessary to carry out the provisions of this act are authorized to be appropriated to the Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.

Subject

  • United States Commission of Fine Arts
  • United States General Services Administration
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Capital Planning Commission
  • Board of Regents
  • National Air Museum (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 72 Stat. 1794
  • Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

72 Stat. 1794 (1958); Pub. L. No. 85-935 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1959
  • 09/06/1958

Topic

  • Museum finance
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Construction (Buildings)

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 1794

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