An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The sum of $55,438,000 is appropriated for the following expenses of the Smithsonian Institution: research in the fields of art, science, and history; development, preservation, and documentation of the National Collections; presentation of public exhibits and performances; collection, preparation, dissemination, and exchange of information and publications; conduct of education, training, and museum assistance programs; maintenance and protection of buildings and facilities; purchase or rental of two passenger motor vehicles; and purchase, rental, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for employees. The sum of $4,500,000 is appropriated for payments in foreign currencies for necessary expenses for carrying out museum programs.
  • The sum of $1,000,000 shall be available for the International Campaign To Save the Monuments of Nubia of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization for the salvage of archeological sites on the Island of Philae. The sum of $1,650,000 is provided for the necessary expenses of the Science Information Exchange. The sum of $3,790,000 is appropriated for the expenses of planning, construction, remodeling, and equipping of buildings and facilities at the National Zoological Park. The sum of $1,070,000 is provided for the restoration and renovation of buildings owned or occupied by the Smithsonian Institution. For construction and equipment of a building for a National Air and Space Museum, the sum of $17,000,000 is appropriated.
  • The sum of $5,832,000 is provided for the expenses of the National Gallery of Art: protection and care of works of art therein; payment in advance when authorized by the Gallery treasurer 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 not to exceed $70,000 for restoration and repair of works of art.. The sum of $800,000 is appropriated for the expenses necessary in carrying out the provisions of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356), including hire of passenger vehicles and services for the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Subject

  • International Campaign To Save the Monuments of Nubia
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356)
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Foreign Currency Program (FCP)
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 87 Stat. 429
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

87 Stat. 429 (1973); Pub. L. No. 93-120 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1974
  • 10/04/1973

Topic

  • Communication in science
  • Art
  • Elevators
  • Motor vehicles
  • Education
  • Membership
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Associations, institutions, etc
  • Protection
  • Salaries
  • Watchmen
  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Museums
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Uniforms
  • International exchanges
  • Museum finance
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Preservation of materials
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Science Information Exchange
  • National Collections
  • Art objects--Conservation and restoration
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Membership
  • Buildings--Protection
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Elevator operators
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Officials and employees--Salaries

Place

Philae (Egypt)

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 429, 445-46

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