An Act Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The sum of $1,224,090 is appropriated for the Smithsonian; for all salaries and expenses necessary for continuing preservation, exhibition, and increase of collections from Government surveying and exploring expeditions; for the system of international exchanges; for continuing ethnological researches among American Indians and natives of Hawaii and excavation and preservation of archeological remains; for maintenance of the Astrophysical Observatory; for administration of the National Collection of Fine Arts; including personal services in the District of Columbia; traveling expenses; printing and binding, including the report of the American Historical Association; purchase and cleaning of uniforms for guards and elevator conductors; repairs and alterations of buildings; preparation of manuscripts and illustrations for publications; and purchase of books, pamphlets, and periodicals.
  • The sum of $634,000 is appropriated for the National Gallery of Art: for protection and care of the works or art and all administrative expenses; traveling expenses; for periodicals, newspapers, law books and books of reference; for membership in library, museum, and art associations or societies; purchase, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for guards and elevator operators; leather and rubber articles and gas masks for the protection of public property and employees; for printing and binding; maintenance, repair and operation of one passenger-carrying automobile; purchase or rental of devices and services for protecting buildings and contents; and maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds.

Author

78th Congress, Sess. 2, 1944

Subject

  • American Historical Association
  • Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • International Exchange Service (IES)
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 58 Stat. 361
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

58 Stat. 361 (1944); ch. 286 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1944
  • 06/27/1944

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Art
  • Books and reading
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Motor vehicles
  • Archaeology
  • Wartime Activities
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Associations, institutions, etc
  • Salaries
  • Watchmen
  • Printing
  • Description and travel
  • Gas masks
  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Ethnology
  • Museums
  • Surveying
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Uniforms
  • International exchanges
  • Museum finance
  • Preservation of materials
  • Furniture, equipment, etc
  • Annual Reports
  • Bookbinding
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Periodicals
  • Art objects
  • Books
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums--Furniture, equipment, etc
  • Officials and employees--Salaries
  • Travel

Place

  • Hawaii
  • North America
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 361, 378-79

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