An Act Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, corporations, agencies, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The sum of $2,300,000 is appropriated for the Smithsonian Institution for: preservation and increase of collections from the surveying and exploring expeditions of the Government; international exchanges; anthropological researches among the American Indians and the natives of Hawaii and the excavation and preservation of archeological remains; maintenance of the Astrophysical Observatory; administration of the National Collection of Fine Arts; administration, construction and maintenance of facilities on Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone; maintenance and administration of a national air museum; personal services in the District of Columbia; traveling expenses; payment of claims pursuant to the Federal Tort Claims Act; printing and binding, including the report of the American Historical Association; and purchase and cleaning of uniforms for guards.
  • Also repairs and alteration of buildings; and preparation of manuscripts, drawings, and illustrations for publications. The sum of $1,087,700 is appropriated for salaries and expenses of the National Gallery of Art.

Author

81st Congress, Sess. 1, 1949

Subject

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

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 63 Stat. 631
  • Title 20, Education, Chapter 4
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

63 Stat. 631 (1949); ch. 506 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1950
  • 08/24/1949

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Archaeology
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Salaries
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
  • Watchmen
  • Printing
  • Description and travel
  • Federal Tort Claims Act
  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Ethnology
  • Museums
  • Surveying
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Manuscripts
  • Uniforms
  • International exchanges
  • Museum finance
  • Preservation of materials
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • National Collections
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Officials and employees--Salaries
  • Museum publications
  • Travel

Place

  • Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
  • Hawaii
  • North America
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 631, 649

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