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Minutes

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents  Search this
Extent:
8.70 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (7 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1846-1995
Descriptive Entry:
These records are the official minutes of the Board. They are compiled at the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian, who is also secretary to the Board, after approval by the Regents' Executive Committee and by the Regents themselves. The minutes are edited, not a verbatim account of proceedings. For reasons unknown, there are no manuscript minutes for the period from 1857 through 1890; and researchers must rely on printed minutes published in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution instead. Minutes are transferred regularly from the Secretary's Office to the Archives. Minutes less than 15 years old are closed to researchers. Indexes exist for the period from 1907 to 1946 and can be useful.
Historical Note:
The Smithsonian Institution was created by authority of an Act of Congress approved August 10, 1846. The Act entrusted direction of the Smithsonian to a body called the Establishment, composed of the President; the Vice President; the Chief Justice of the United States; the secretaries of State, War, Navy, Interior, and Agriculture; the Attorney General; and the Postmaster General. In fact, however, the Establishment last met in 1877, and control of the Smithsonian has always been exercised by its Board of Regents. The membership of the Regents consists of the Vice President and the Chief Justice of the United States; three members each of the Senate and House of Representatives; two citizens of the District of Columbia; and seven citizens of the several states, no two from the same state. (Prior to 1970 the category of Citizen Regents not residents of Washington consisted of four members). By custom the Chief Justice is Chancellor. The office was at first held by the Vice President. However, when Millard Fillmore succeeded to the presidency on the death of Zachary Taylor in 1851, Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney was chosen in his stead. The office has always been filled by the Chief Justice since that time.

The Regents of the Smithsonian have included distinguished Americans from many walks of life. Ex officio members (Vice President) have been: Spiro T. Agnew, Chester A. Arthur, Allen W. Barkley, John C. Breckenridge, George Bush, Schuyler Colfax, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Curtis, George M. Dallas, Charles G. Dawes, Charles W. Fairbanks, Millard Fillmore, Gerald R. Ford, John N. Garner, Hannibal Hamlin, Thomas A. Hendricks, Garret A. Hobart, Hubert H. Humphrey, Andrew Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, William R. King, Thomas R. Marshall, Walter F. Mondale, Levi P. Morton, Richard M. Nixon, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Theodore Roosevelt, James S. Sherman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, Henry A. Wallace, William A. Wheeler, Henry Wilson.

Ex officio members (Chief Justice) have been: Roger B. Taney, Salmon P. Chase, Nathan Clifford, Morrison R. Waite, Samuel F. Miller, Melville W. Fuller, Edward D. White, William Howard Taft, Charles Evans Hughes, Harlan F. Stone, Fred M. Vinson, Earl Warren, Warren E. Burger.

Regents on the part of the Senate have been: Clinton P. Anderson, Newton Booth, Sidney Breese, Lewis Cass, Robert Milledge Charlton, Bennet Champ Clark, Francis M. Cockrell, Shelby Moore Cullom, Garrett Davis, Jefferson Davis, George Franklin Edmunds, George Evans, Edwin J. Garn, Walter F. George, Barry Goldwater, George Gray, Hannibal Hamlin, Nathaniel Peter Hill, George Frisbie Hoar, Henry French Hollis, Henry M. Jackson, William Lindsay, Henry Cabot Lodge, Medill McCormick, James Murray Mason, Samuel Bell Maxey, Robert B. Morgan, Frank E. Moss, Claiborne Pell, George Wharton Pepper, David A. Reed, Leverett Saltonstall, Hugh Scott, Alexander H. Smith, Robert A. Taft, Lyman Trumbull, Wallace H. White, Jr., Robert Enoch Withers.

Regents on the part of the House of Representatives have included: Edward P. Boland, Frank T. Bow, William Campbell Breckenridge, Overton Brooks, Benjamin Butterworth, Clarence Cannon, Lucius Cartrell, Hiester Clymer, William Colcock, William P. Cole, Jr., Maurice Connolly, Silvio O. Conte, Edward E. Cox, Edward H. Crump, John Dalzell, Nathaniel Deering, Hugh A. Dinsmore, William English, John Farnsworth, Scott Ferris, Graham Fitch, James Garfield, Charles L. Gifford, T. Alan Goldsborough, Frank L. Greene, Gerry Hazleton, Benjamin Hill, Henry Hilliard, Ebenezer Hoar, William Hough, William M. Howard, Albert Johnson, Leroy Johnson, Joseph Johnston, Michael Kirwan, James T. Lloyd, Robert Luce, Robert McClelland, Samuel K. McConnell, Jr., George H. Mahon, George McCrary, Edward McPherson, James R. Mann, George Perkins Marsh, Norman Y. Mineta, A. J. Monteague, R. Walton Moore, Walter H. Newton, Robert Dale Owen, James Patterson, William Phelps, Luke Poland, John Van Schaick Lansing Pruyn, B. Carroll Reece, Ernest W. Roberts, Otho Robards Singleton, Frank Thompson, Jr., John M. Vorys, Hiram Warner, Joseph Wheeler.

Citizen Regents have been: David C. Acheson, Louis Agassiz, James B. Angell, Anne L. Armstrong, William Backhouse Astor, J. Paul Austin, Alexander Dallas Bache, George Edmund Badger, George Bancroft, Alexander Graham Bell, James Gabriel Berrett, John McPherson Berrien, Robert W. Bingham, Sayles Jenks Bowen, William G. Bowen, Robert S. Brookings, John Nicholas Brown, William A. M. Burden, Vannevar Bush, Charles F. Choate, Jr., Rufus Choate, Arthur H. Compton, Henry David Cooke, Henry Coppee, Samuel Sullivan Cox, Edward H. Crump, James Dwight Dana, Harvey N. Davis, William Lewis Dayton, Everette Lee Degolyer, Richard Delafield, Frederic A. Delano, Charles Devens, Matthew Gault Emery, Cornelius Conway Felton, Robert V. Fleming, Murray Gell-Mann, Robert F. Goheen, Asa Gray, George Gray, Crawford Hallock Greenwalt, Nancy Hanks, Caryl Parker Haskins, Gideon Hawley, John B. Henderson, John B. Henderson, Jr., A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., Gardner Greene Hubbard, Charles Evans Hughes, Carlisle H. Humelsine, Jerome C. Hunsaker, William Preston Johnston, Irwin B. Laughlin, Walter Lenox, Augustus P. Loring, John Maclean, William Beans Magruder, John Walker Maury, Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, John C. Merriam, R. Walton Moore, Roland S. Morris, Dwight W. Morrow, Richard Olney, Peter Parker, Noah Porter, William Campbell Preston, Owen Josephus Roberts, Richard Rush, William Winston Seaton, Alexander Roby Shepherd, William Tecumseh Sherman, Otho Robards Singleton, Joseph Gilbert Totten, John Thomas Towers, Frederic C. Walcott, Richard Wallach, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., James E. Webb, James Clarke Welling, Andrew Dickson White, Henry White, Theodore Dwight Woolsey.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museum trustees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents, Minutes
Identifier:
Record Unit 1
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953

Collection Creator:
Rosenblum, Walter, 1919-2006  Search this
Extent:
5 photographs
Container:
Binder 45
Type:
Archival materials
Photos
photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Researcher may use study prints on file in the Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Advance appointments are required. Original negatives are stored off-site in cold storage and are not accessible to the public.
Collection Rights:
Copyright to photographs from the Walter Rosenblum Collection is held by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Requests for permission to reproduce photographs from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Photograph Archives. Certain works of art, as well as photographs of those works of art, may be protected by copyright, trademark, privacy or publicity rights, or other interests not owned by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. It is the applicant's responsibility to ascertain whether any such rights exist, and to obtain any other permission necessary to reproduce and publish the image.
Collection Citation:
Walter Rosenblum Collection, Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
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(No Title Given: Cityscape) [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Shinn, Everett 1876-1953  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1943
Topic:
Cityscape  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0063307
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Everett Shinn account book

Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Subject:
Shinn, Everett  Search this
Eight Show of 1908  Search this
Type:
Financial Records
Date:
1908
Topic:
Art market  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)487
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Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Typescript, "A Dream," by Everett Shinn

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 78
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1920-1950
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Typescript, "Francois Coupe," by Everett Shinn

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 79
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1920-1950
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Typescript, "Gego Gorgo," by Everett Shinn

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 80
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1920-1950
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Typescript about George Luks, "Plush and Cut Glass" by Everett Shinn

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 81
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1920-1950
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Poems by Everett Shinn

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 82
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1922
circa 1920-1950
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Miscellaneous Writings by Everett Shinn

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 83
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1920-1950
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Scrapbook 1

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 84
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1898-1908
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Scrapbook 3

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 89
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1907-1917
Scope and Contents note:
Oversized material housed in Box 4, F3
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Scrapbook 4

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 90
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1910-1911
Scope and Contents note:
Oversized material housed in Box 4, F4
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Scrapbook 5, loose items

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 91
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1910-1911
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Scrapbook 5

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 92
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1910-1911
Scope and Contents note:
Oversized material housed in Box 4, F5
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Scrapbook 6

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Extent:
2 Folders
Container:
Box 1, Folder 93-94
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1919-1930
Scope and Contents note:
disbound
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Scrapbook 7

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1925
Scope and Contents note:
Disbound
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Miscellaneous Biographical Accounts

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1920-1950
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Clippings

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1904-1910
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Everett Shinn collection
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Archives of American Art
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Clippings

Collection Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1911
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Everett Shinn collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Everett Shinn collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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