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Apr 24 William J. Rhees

Apr 24 National Institute Books and Papers Transfer to LOC

 

Apr 24 National Institute Books and Papers Transfer to LOC

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Year: 
1884
Month: 
april
Day: 
24
Date: 
Thu, 1884-04-24
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Smithsonian Chief Clerk William J. Rhees transfers "all the books and papers of the National Institute, which have been stored in the Smithsonian Inst.[itution]" to the Library of the National Museum. The National Institute for the Promotion of Science was a predecessor of the Smithsonian which went defunct in 1862.