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Wednesday, August 15     Day-long excursion to Glasgow, with lunch at Culzean Castle.
Evening option: Edinburgh Festival concerts.

Thursday, August 16     Travel by chartered bus to Gleneagles, well-known resort hotel in the Highlands, by way of the Royal Botanical Gardens.

Friday, August 17     A) Golf, walking, bird-watching, or rest
or
B) Day trip to Inverlochy for lunch, Loch Ness, and back to Gleneagles.

Saturday, August 18     Day trip to the Country of Fife with visits to Falkland Palace and Balcarres House, with possible visits to St. Andrews and the fishing village of Pittenweem.

Sunday, August 19     Prestwick Airport by bus for return to the United States.

As discussed at the Regents' January 23, 1984 meeting, every effort is being made to raise donations to meet the expenses of the Smithsonian participation in the Edinburgh Festival. The total budget amounts to $900,000 and includes $600,000 for the exhibition, $20,000 for symposia, $120,000 for musical performances, and $160,000 for staff travel, receptions, and other expenses and contingencies. To date several generous donations have amounted to approximately $200,000 and a number of approaches to corporate and individual sponsors have yet to be answered. A corporation with Scottish and American interests is thought to be interested in the sponsorship of the exhibition in its entirety. While he remains hopeful that the Smithsonian participation will be supported with raised funds, the Secretary recommended that unrestricted trust funds serve as a back-up; accordingly the following motion was suggested and approved:
VOTED that the Board of Regents endorses the Smithsonian's participation in the Edinburgh Festival. To the extent that budgeted items cannot be financed with funds donated, for these purposes the Secretary may draw upon the Institution's unrestricted trust funds with the approval of the Executive Committee of the Board of Regents.
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