An Account of the Smithsonian Institution: Its Origin, History, Objects and Achievements

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For Distribution at the Atlanta Exposition, 1895 - United States - 27 pages
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Page 1889 - Promote, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.
Page 1889 - America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.
Page 1890 - Secretary of Agriculture. Regents of the Institution. — Melville W. Fuller, Chief Justice of the United States, Chancellor; Adlai E.

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