An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for other purposes

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Summary

The sum of $307,630.50 is appropriated for the payment, by the National Gallery of Art to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, of taxes, levied as a result of the gift to the National Gallery of Art of a collection of works of art, made by the late Joseph E. Widener. The following sums are appropriated: $50,000 for salaries and expenses at the Smithsonian Institution; $82,000 for salaries and expenses at the National Gallery of Art; and $7,000 for the National Zoological Park.

Subject

  • Widener, Joseph E
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Pennsylvania
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 58 Stat. 150
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

58 Stat. 150 (1944); ch. 152 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1945
  • 04/01/1944

Topic

  • Museum finance
  • Art
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Museums
  • Gifts
  • Taxation
  • Salaries
  • Art objects
  • Museum exhibits
  • Gifts--Taxation
  • Officials and employees--Salaries

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 150, 154, 166, 175

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