Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution : Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1913 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution: Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1913 In regard to the personnel of the board it becomes my sad duty to record the death on October 30, 1912, of its Chancellor, James Schoolcraft Sherman, Vice President of the United States. Resolu tions in memory of Chancellor Sherman were adopted by the Regents at their annual meeting on December 12, when the Hon. Edward D. White, Chief Justice of the United States, was elected Chancellor of the Institution. Dr. Andrew D. White was reappointed as Regent to serve until June 26, 1918; the Hon. Charles W. Fairbanks to serve until July 3, 1918; and Judge Gray to serve until February 7, 1919. Senator Bacon was reappointed a Regent, and Senator William J. Stone was appointed to succeed the Hon. Shelby M. Cullom, whose term as United States Senator expired in March, 1913. The Hon. Thomas R. Marshall, Vice President of the United States, became a Regent on March 4, 1913. The roll of Regents at the close of the fiscal year was as follows Edward D. White, Chief Justice of the United States, Chancellor; Thomas R. Marshall, Vice President of the United States; Henry Cabot Lodge, Member of the Senate; Augustus O. Bacon, Member of the Senate; William J. Stone, Member of the Senate; John Dal zell, Member of the House of Representatives; Scott Ferris, Mem ber of the House of Representatives; Irvin S. Pepper, Member of the House of Representatives; Andrew D. White, citizen of New York; Alexander Graham Bell, citizen of Washington, D. C.; George Gray, citizen of Delaware; Charles F. Choate, jr., citizen of Massachusetts; John B. Henderson, jr., citizen of Washington, D. C. And Charles W. Fairbanks, citizen of Indiana. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • English
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  • 0243078102
  • 9780243078103