Meeting of the Establishment
One of the few meetings of the "Establishment" of the Smithsonian is held. The President expresses the opinion that the operation of the Institution is entirely satisfactory and that he has no improvements to suggest.
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
May 5, 1877