Joint Resolution Authorizing the Smithsonian Institution to convey suitable acknowledgment to John Gellatly for his offer to the nation of his art collection and to include in its estimates of appropriations such sums as may be needful for the preservation and maintenance of the collection

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Summary

The National Gallery of Art Commission has recommended to the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution the acceptance of the art collection of John Gellatly. The Congress has authorized the inclusion in its estimates of appropriations such sums as may be needful for the preservation and maintenance of the collection.

Author

71st Congress, Sess. 1, 1929

Subject

  • Gellatly, John 1853-1931
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 46 Stat. 5
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

Noted as S. J. Res. 34 and Pub. Res. No. 4

Contained within

46 Stat. 5 (1929); ch. 9 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1931
  • 06/05/1929

Topic

  • Art
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Private collections
  • Museum finance
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Preservation of materials
  • Art--Collectors and collecting
  • Art--Private collections

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 5

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