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vision (the negligent supervision allegation was dropped voluntarily by plaintiff). Plaintiff sought money damages, back pay, and reinstatement. The U. S. Department of Justice recommended, and the Institution agreed, that this case be settled by awarding the claimant, who is presently retired, a retroactive promotion, thus increasing slightly her annuity. Plaintiff was also afforded other incidental relief of a minor nature.

[[underlined]] CASES AFFECTING SMITHSONIAN INTEREST [[/underlined]]:

1. In the Matter of the Petition of Robert Abrams for the Exercise of [[underlined]] cy pres [[/underlined]] over the Collection of Clocks and Watches of James Arthur, [[underlined]] Deceased [[/underlined]]

In 1925 James Arthur gave to New York University his extensive collection of clocks and watches. The gift carried restrictions, essentially that the collection "be kept together as an entity" and that it be "housed and exhibited in a dignified and satisfactory manner." With court approval, New York University placed the collection on "permanent loan" to the Smithsonian in 1964. Over the past several years, it has become increasingly evident to the Smithsonian that it cannot justify retention of the entire collection. Curatorial judgment is that some of the objects are not of museum quality and that the public, as well as the memory of the donor, would be better served if Institution resources could be devoted to upgrading and conserving the choice portion of the collection. Discussions were held with New York University and the New York Attorney General's Office. Last year, the New York Attorney General's Office instituted a [[underlined]] cy pres [[/underlined]] proceeding in the Surrogate's Court, Westchester County, New York, requesting certain relief for New York University. The petition requests a division of the collection: a major portion to be given outright to the Smithsonian, a smaller portion to be sold to the Time Museum of Illinois, and the remainder to be sold for the benefit of New York University. In December of 1982, the Court rendered a judgment approving the division and the dispersals to the Smithsonian and Time, but requesting a New York University to investigate further the possibility of finding other museums to accept the remainder portion of the collection. Since the date of judgment, New York University has located a museum which is interested in the remainder portion and negotiations are in progress. It is the aim of the Attorney General and New York University to present to the Surrogate's Court, as quickly as possible, an amended plan of distribution which includes the remainder dispersal to the third museum, and to obtain a final order based on the amended plan.

2. Petition of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania with respect to [[underlined]] certain assets of the Thomas W. Evans Dental School [[/underlined]]

In October 1982 the University of Pennsylvania filed in the Orphans Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County a petition for permission to sell certain paintings, jewelry, and [[underlined]] objets d'art [[/underlined]] of its Thomas W. Evans Collection and to hold the proceeds of sale as part of the Thomas W. Evans
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