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" FOR THE INCREASE AND DIFFUSION OF KNOWLEDGE AMONG MEN. "
Summarized Proceedings and a Directory of Members - Página 84
por American Association for the Advancement of Science - 1849
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Manual of Public Libraries, Institutions, and Societies, in the United ...

William Jones Rhees - 1859 - 687 páginas
...invested in State stocks. The bequest, in the language of the testator, was " to found at Washington an establishment, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men." According to this, the Government of the United States is merely a trustee. The...
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Memoirs of Library: Includ. a Hdbook of Library Economy, Volumen2

Edward Edwards - 1859
...his property to the United States, in order to the establishment of an institution "at Washington, under the Name of the 'Smithsonian Institution'. . . . for the increase and diffusion of Knowledgeamong Men." James Lewis Macie (afterwards called Smithson) appears to have been a natural...
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Biographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of Books Published ...

Nicolas Trübner - 1859 - 554 páginas
...his property to the United States, in order to the establishment of an institution "at Washington, under the name of the ' Smithsonian Institution ' .... for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men." James Lewis Macie (afterwards called Smithson) appears to have been a natural...
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Trübner's Bibliographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of ...

Nicolas Trübner - 1859 - 554 páginas
...his property to the United States, in order to the establishment of an institution "at Washington, under the name of the ' Smithsonian Institution ' . ... for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men." James Lewis Macie (afterwards called Smithson) appears to have been a natural...
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Part the first. History of libraries (contin.) Economy of libraries

Edward Edwards - 1859
...his property to the United States, in order to the establishment of an institution "at Washington, under the Name of the 'Smithsonian Institution'.... for the increase and, diffusion of Knowledge among Men." James Lewis Macie (afterwards called Smithson) appi-ars to have been a natural...
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Anecdotes for the Family, Or, Lessons of Truth and Duty for Every-day Life ...

1862 - 443 páginas
...trust was accepted by the United States government, and an act passed, August 10, 1846, organizing "The Smithsonian Institution for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge among Men." The endowment consists of the original sum, five hundred and fifteen thousand, one hundred and sixty-nine...
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Camp, March and Battle-field; Or, Three Years and a Half with the Army of ...

Alexander Morrison Stewart - 1865 - 413 páginas
...trust, with this proviso in his will; "That it should be used to found at Washington, an establishmant under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men." His half million of dollars finally got in possession of the United States Government....
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The Historical Companion: With Geographical and Historical Notes. Containing ...

Anne C. Webb - 1865
...knowledge. The trust was accepted hy the Government, and an act passed, August 10, 1S46, organizing "The Smithsonian Institution for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge among Men." The endowment consists of the original sum, $515,169, received Sept. 1, 1838, which is to remain for ever...
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The American Journal of Education, Volumen18

Henry Barnard - 1869
...persons as they may elect as honorary members, be and they arc hereby constituted an 'establishment' by the name of the 'Smithsonian Institution' for the...increase and diffusion of knowledge among men." The law also provides for a '"Board of Regents " to be composed of the Vice President of the United States,...
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The American Year-book and National Register for 1869 ..., Volumen1

David Nelson Camp - 1869 - 824 páginas
...persons as they may elect as honorary members, be and they are hereby constitute«! an 'establishment' by the name of the 'Smithsonian Institution' for the...increase and diffusion of knowledge among men." The law also provides for a " Board of Regents " to be composed of the Vice President of the United States,...
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