Senate Proceedings 01/10/1839

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Summary

Mr. Robbins submits a resolution that a committee be appointed to consider the erection of the Smithsonian Institution and also to consider a charter for it. The resolution is agreed to.

Author

25th Congress, Sess. 3 Senate

Subject

  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • Robbins, Asher 1761-1845
  • United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Title 20, Education
  • Congressional Record

Contained within

The Congressional Globe vol. VII (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1839
  • 01/10/1839

Topic

  • Charters
  • Architecture
  • Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men
  • SI, Early History
  • Mission statements
  • Buildings

Form/Genre

Congressional Record

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 105

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