An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The sum of $18,468,000 is appropriated for expenses of the Smithsonian Institution, including: research; preservation, exhibition, and increase of collections from Government and other sources; international exchanges; anthropological researches; maintenance of the Astrophysical Observatory; administration of the National Collection of Fine Arts and the National Portrait Gallery; purchase, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for guards and elevator operators; repairs and alterations of buildings; and preparation of manuscripts, drawings, and illustrations for publications. The sum of $1,300,000 is provided for payments in foreign currencies for necessary expenses for carrying out archeological activities under the provisions of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954.
  • The sum of $1,539,000 is appropriated for necessary expenses of planning, construction, remodeling, and equipping of buildings and facilities at the National Zoological Park. The sum of $2,248,000 is provided for necessary expenses of restoration and renovation of buildings owned or occupied by the Smithsonian Institution.
  • The sum of $2,465,000 is appropriated for salaries and expenses of the National Gallery of Art including: protection and care of the works of art therein; 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 thereof; maintenance and repair of buildings; and restoration and repair of works of art for the National Gallery of Art.

Author

89th Congress, Sess. 1965

Subject

  • Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954
  • Astrophysical Observatory
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • International Exchange Service (IES)
  • Foreign Currency Program (FCP)
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 79 Stat. 174
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

79 Stat. 174 (1965); Pub. L. No. 89-52 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1966
  • 06/28/1965

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Art
  • Museum buildings
  • Archaeology
  • Membership
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Associations, institutions, etc
  • Protection
  • Salaries
  • Watchmen
  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Ethnology
  • Museums
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Manuscripts
  • Uniforms
  • International exchanges
  • Museum finance
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Preservation of materials
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Art objects--Conservation and restoration
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Membership
  • Buildings--Protection
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Officials and employees--Salaries
  • Museum publications

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 174, 190-91

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