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Administrative Records, 1835, 1838, 1846-1865

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Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Administration  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1835
1835-1865
1835, 1838, 1846-1865
Other title:
Records
Notes:
Nearly all the Smithsonian's records were destroyed in a fire which damaged the original building in 1865. A few of the records saved are preserved here.
For a description of the record series of which these materials are a part, refer to "Forms part of" above.
Organization:
Chronologic
Summary:
These records document several aspects of the Smithsonian's history, most notably the 1854-1855 debate over allocation of the Institution's income.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000043
See more items in:
Administrative Records 1835-2015 [Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_216654