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Summary

The Smithsonian Institution participates in the Minneapolis Industrial Exposition. Assistant Secretary George Brown Goode appoints William V. Cox, Chief Clerk of the United States National Museum, to take charge of the Smithsonian exhibits.

Subject

  • Cox, William Van Zandt 1852-1923
  • Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896
  • United States National Museum
  • Minneapolis Industrial Exposition

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Goode, George Brown, ed. The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896, The History of Its First Half Century. Washington, D.C.: De Vinne Press, 1897, p. 840.
  • Annual Report of the United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1888. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1890, p. 82-84.

Contact information

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

Date

August 31, 1887

Topic

  • Assistant Secretaries
  • Fairs
  • Chief Clerk
  • Exhibitions
  • Expositions

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