An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1929, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1929, and June 30, 1930, and for other purposes

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The following sums are appropriated for the Smithsonian Institution; $658.75 for the amount required to pay duty assessed on special scientific apparatus imported for the use of the Astrophysical Observatory, fiscal year 1926; $3,304 for salaries and expenses, 1929; $2,147 for international exchanges, 1929; $5,500 for American ethnology, 1929; $425 for International Catalogue of Scientific Literature, 1929; $3,430 for Astrophysical Observatory, 1929; $1,240 for furniture and fixtures, National Museum, 1929; $6,120 for heating and lighting, National Museum, 1929; $56,758 for preservation of collections, National Museum, 1929; $1,080 for building repairs, National Museum, 1929; $4,105 for National Gallery of Art, 1929; total, Smithsonian Institution, $84,109. The sum of $13,500 is provided for the National Zoological Park, 1929.


  • Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • International Catalogue of Scientific Literature
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 45 Stat. 1623
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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45 Stat. 1623 (1929); ch. 707 (Book)

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


  • 1929
  • 03/04/1929


  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Ethnology
  • Museums
  • International exchanges
  • Museum finance
  • Heating
  • Preservation of materials
  • Lighting
  • Furniture, equipment, etc
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Salaries
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Museums--Furniture, equipment, etc
  • Officials and employees--Salaries


Public Law

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Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 1623, 1627, 1676, 1694

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