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" That it is the intention of the act of Congress establishing the institution, and in accordance with the design of Mr. Smithson, as expressed in his will, that one of the principal modes of executing the act and the trust is the accumulation of collections... "
Report Upon the Condition and Progress of the U.S. National Museum During ... - Page 2
by United States National Museum - 1906
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American Journal of Science, Volumes 61-70

Science - 1855
...resolution, for which we are indebted to Mr. Meacham's Dissenting Report (Doc. 20, 5), is as follows : " Resolved, That it* is the intention of the act of...themselves to the pursuit of any branch of knowledge." It merely affirms that the library, the museum, and a gallery of elegant art constitute " one of the...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

1855
...pertaining to all departments of human knowledge, to the end that a copious storehouse of materials cf science, literature and art, may be provided, which...themselves to the pursuit of any branch of knowledge." It merely affirms that the library, the museum, and a gallery of elegant art constitute " one of the...
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Report of the Organization Committee: With the Resolutions Accompanying the ...

Smithsonian Institution - 1847 - 32 pages
...compromise between two great conflicting opinions, were adopted by the committee, and passed by the Board : Resolved, That it is the intention of the act of Congress...themselves to the pursuit of any branch of knowledge. Resolved, That, for the purpose of carrying into effect the two principal modes of executing the act...
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The seat of government of the United States: A review of the discussions, in ...

Viator - United States - 1848 - 69 pages
...Institution. In regard to the museum, the regents say that "it is the intention of the act of Congress, and in accordance with the design of Mr. Smithson,...themselves to the pursuit of any branch of knowledge." It may be a question with some whether Congress judged correctly in saying that this is a " principal"...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Geology - 1855
...resolution, for which we are indebted to Mr. Meacham's Dissenting Report (Doc. 20, 5), is as follows: " Resolved, That it is the intention of the act of Congress...themselves to the pursuit of any branch of knowledge." It merely affirms that the library, the museum, and a gallery of elegant art constitute "one of the...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 17; Volume 42

Science - 1879 - 1013 pages
...materials of science, literature, and art, may be provided, which shall excite and diffuse the lore of learning among men, and shall assist the original...themselves to the pursuit of any branch of knowledge. Resolved, That, for the purpose of carrying into effect the two principal modes of executing the act...
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SMITHSONIAN MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTIONS. VOL. XVII

Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections.Vol.XVII - 1880
...accruing interest shall, so soon ns the buildings are completed, be annually as follows, that is to say: Resolved, That it is the intention of the act of Congress...themselves to the pursuit of any branch of knowledge. Secondly. For the preparation and publication of transactions, reports, and all other publications...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 17; Volume 42

Science - 1880
...the act of Congress establishing the institution, and in accordance with the design of Mr. Sraithson, as expressed in his will, that one of the principal...themselves to the pursuit of any branch of knowledge. Resolved, That, for tne purpose of carrying into "effect the two principal modes of executing the act...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 18

Science - 1880 - 844 pages
...design of Mr. Smithson, as expressed in his will, that one of the principal modes of executing the aet and the trust is the accumulation of collections of...themselves to the pursuit of any branch of knowledge. 7. Resolved, That for the purpose of carrying into effect the two principal modes of executing the...
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SMITHSONIAN MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTIONS,

WILLIAM J. RHEES - 1880
...storehouse of materials of science, literature, and art may be provided, which shall excite and difl'uso the love of learning among men, and shall assist the...themselves to the pursuit of any branch of knowledge. First, for the formation of a library composed of valuable works pertaining to all departments of human...
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