An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The sum of $7,768,000 is appropriated for the Smithsonian Institution for all necessary expenses including: preservation, exhibition, and increase of collections from Government surveying and exploring expeditions; international exchanges; anthropological researches among American Indians and natives of lands under the jurisdiction or protection of the United States; excavation and preservation of archeological remains; maintenance of the Astrophysical Observatory; administration of the National Collection of Fine Arts; administration, construction, and maintenance of laboratory and other facilities on Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone; maintenance and administration of a national air museum; purchase, repair and cleaning of uniforms for guards and elevator conductors; repairs and alterations of buildings; and preparation of manuscripts, drawings, and illustrations for publications.
  • The sum of $13,500,000 is provided for "Additions to the Natural History Building", including construction. The sum of $1,848,000 is appropriated for salaries and expenses of the National Gallery of Art including: protection and care of the works of art; administrative expenses; payment in advance when authorized by the treasurer of the Gallery for membership in library, museum, and art associations or societies whose publications or services are available to members only, or to members at a price lower than to the general public; purchase, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for guards and elevator operators; purchase or rental of devices and services for protecting buildings and contents; maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds; and restoration and repair of works of art for the National Gallery of Art.

Author

86th Congress, Sess. 2, 1960

Subject

  • Astrophysical Observatory
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • United States National Museum
  • International Exchange Service (IES)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Natural History Building
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 74 Stat. 104
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

74 Stat. 104 (1960); Pub. L. No. 86-455 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1961
  • 05/13/1960

Topic

  • Salaries
  • Membership
  • Building
  • Museums
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Manuscripts
  • Museum buildings
  • Surveying
  • Description and travel
  • Associations, institutions, etc
  • Uniforms
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Finance
  • Art muesums
  • International exchanges
  • Officials and employees
  • Protection
  • Ethnology
  • Buildings
  • Watchmen
  • National Collections
  • Preservation of materials
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
  • Art
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Archaeology
  • Museum finance
  • Art museums
  • Art objects--Conservation and restoration
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Membership
  • Buildings--Protection
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Officials and employees--Salaries
  • Museum publications
  • Travel

Place

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

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 104, 117-18

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