Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 259||Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1939.|
|Chap. 259||Smithsonian Institution.|
|Chap. 259||Administrative expenses.|
|Chap. 259||Ethnological researches.|
|Chap. 259||Astrophysical Observatory.|
|Chap. 259||National Collection of Fine Arts.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, namely:
For expenses of the general administrative office; for the system of international exchanges between the United States and foreign countries; for continuing ethnological researches among the American Indians and the natives of Hawaii and the excavation and preservation of archeologic remains; for maintenance of the Astrophysical Observatory, including assistants and making necessary observations in high altitudes; for cases, furniture, fixtures and appliances required for the exhibition and safekeeping of collections; and for administration of the National Collection of Fine Arts; including personal services, purchase of books of reference and periodicals, traveling expenses, uniforms for guards, supplies and equipment, preparation of manuscripts, drawings, and illustrations, supplying of heating, lighting, electrical, telegraphic, and telephone service, repairs and alterations of buildings, shops, sheds and approaches, and other necessary expenses, $343,785.
Approved, May 23,1938.