An Act To provide for cooperation by the Smithsonian Institution with State, educational, and scientific organizations in the United States for continuing paleontological investigations in areas which will be flooded by the construction of Government dams

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Summary

The Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution is authorized to cooperate with any State, educational institution, or scientific organization in the United States for continuing paleontological investigations, and the excavation and preservation of fossil remains, in areas which will be flooded by the construction of Government dams. The sum of $65,000 is appropriated for the above purposes.

Author

81st Congress, Sess. 1, 1949

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 63 Stat. 606
  • Title 20, Education, Chapter 4
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

63 Stat. 606 (1949); ch. 427 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1950
  • 08/15/1949

Topic

  • Finance
  • Fossils
  • Floods
  • Dams
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Paleontology
  • Museum finance
  • Preservation of materials

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 606

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