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Feb 18 Washington Academy

Washington Academy of Sciences Is Incorporated

 

Washington Academy of Sciences Is Incorporated

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Year: 
1898
Month: 
february
Day: 
18
Date: 
Fri, 1898-02-18
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The Washington Academy of Sciences is incorporated, based on a constitution drafted by Acting Assistant Secretary Charles Doolittle Walcott, who is also elected president in 1899.  Many of the Smithsonian's scientific staff become charter members of the Academy.