An Act To authorize the Smithsonian Institution to plan museum support facilities

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The Regents of the Smithsonian Institution are authorized to prepare plans for museum support facilities to be used for (1) the care, curation, conservation, deposit, preparation, and study of the national collections of scientific, historic, and artistic objects, specimens, and artifacts; (2) the related documentation of such collections of the Smithsonian Institution, and(3) the training of museum conservators. The support facilities shall be located on federally owned land within the metropolitan area of Washington, D.C. Any Federal agency is authorized to transfer land under its jurisdiction to the Smithsonian Institution for such purposes without reimbursement. Sums necessary to accomplish the purposes of this Act are authorized to be appropriated.


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Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 89 Stat. 480
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

Contained within

89 Stat. 480 (1975); Pub. L. No. 94-98 (Book)

Contact information

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


  • 1977
  • 09/19/1975


  • Government property
  • Artifacts
  • Museum finance
  • Art
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Education
  • Preservation of materials
  • Finance
  • Specimens
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Museums
  • National Collections
  • Art objects
  • Museums--Educational aspects


Public Law

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Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 480

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