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Summary

The President of the United States, Grover Cleveland, directs the application of the Civil Service rules from July 1, 1896, to all persons in the Bureaus under the Smithsonian Institution whose salaries are paid out of government appropriations.

Subject

  • Cleveland, Grover 1837-1908
  • United States President

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Goode gives date as June 18, 1896.
  • 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
  • Guide to Smithsonian Archives. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983. Archives and Special Collections of the Smithsonian Institution Number 4., p. 181

Contact information

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

Date

June 16, 1896

Topic

  • Civil service
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Executive orders

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