An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for cooperation by the Smithsonian Institution with State, educational, and scientific organizations in the United States for continuing ethnological researches on the American Indians," approved April 10, 1928, and for other purposes

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Summary

This Act provides for cooperation by the Smithsonian Institution with State, educational and scientific organizations in the United States for continuing ethnological researches on the American Indians. Appropriations are authorized for the maintenance of the Astrophysical Observatory and the making of solar observations at high altitudes; for repairs and alternations of buildings and grounds occupied by the Smithsonian Institution; and for preparation of manuscripts, drawings, and illustrations for publications.

Subject

  • Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 63 Stat. 623
  • Title 20, Education, Chapter 4
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

Although the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory had received appropriations for many years, this is the first statutory authority for appropriations for the Observatory.

Contained within

63 Stat. 623 (1949); ch. 494 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1950
  • 08/22/1949

Topic

  • Museum finance
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Ethnology
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Museums
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Manuscripts
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Museum publications

Place

North America

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 623

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