Langley Memorial Tablet

ID: 82-3199

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1908

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 15 Folder 12

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Summary

At the meeting of the Board of Regents on December 15, 1908, the following resolution was adopted: "Resolved, that the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution be requested to report to the Board of Regents as soon as practicable upon the erection in the Smithsonian building of a tablet to the memory of Secretary Langley, setting forth his services in connection with the subject of aerial navigation. Designs for his tablet are now being prepared by a well-known architect of this city, whose advice I have requested . . ." The document was signed by Regents Henry Cabot Lodge, A. O. Bacon, Alexander Graham Bell, and Secretary Charles D. Walcott, fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian (1907-1927). Samuel P. Langley (1834-1906) was the third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1887-1906).

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Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 15 Folder 12

Contact information

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

Date

1908

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Topic

  • Secretariats
  • Sculpture
  • Secretaries
  • Samuel P. Langley Memorial Tablet

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

82-3199

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

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