House of Representatives Proceedings, 07/24/1846

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Summary

Mr. Campbell from the Joint Committee on the Library makes a report on the memorial of George Catlin and recommends an amendment to the bill to establish the Smithsonian Institution to provide for the purchase of Catlin's gallery of Indian collections of paintings. The report is laid on the table.

Author

29th Congress, Sess. 1, House of Representatives

Subject

  • Catlin, George 1796-1872
  • Campbell, William W
  • United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Title 20, Education
  • Congressional Record

Contained within

The Congressional Globe, New Series (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1846
  • 07/24/1846

Topic

  • Memorials
  • Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men
  • SI, Early History
  • National Collections
  • Galleries
  • Indians in art

Form/Genre

Congressional Record

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 1138

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