Congress Approves SI Building Fireproofing

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Summary

United States Congress appropriates $25,000 to fireproof the west wing of the Smithsonian Institution Building.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States Congress

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. 841

Contact information

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

Date

August 30, 1890

Topic

  • Expenditures, Public
  • Fire
  • Buildings
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Fires
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

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