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SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION    1543

AWARDING OF LANGLEY MEDAL

Following a discussion of a possible awarding of the Langley Medal this year, the Chairman appointed a committee, consisting of Dr. Hunsaker, Chairman, Dr. Greenewalt and Dr. Haskins, to consider the question of an award, and to report to the Board at its next meeting.

STATUE OF DR. ALBERT EINSTEIN

There was discussion of the proposal of Senator Javits that a statue of the late Dr. Albert Einstein be located in or near the Museum of History and Technology. On motion by Senator Saltonstall, seconded by Senator Anderson, and carried it was 

VOTED to defer action on the acceptance or location of a statue of Dr. Albert Einstein for later determination.

QUESTION OF POSSIBLE TRANSFER OF TEXTILE MUSEUM OF WASHINGTON, D.C. TO THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

The Secretary reported that the question of the possible transfer of the Textile Museum of Washington, D.C. (located at 2320 S Street, N.W.) to the National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian Institution or to the Smithsonian Institution proper had arisen. He stated that the Trustees of the National Gallery of Art had passed a resolution to approve in principle discussions with respect to the possible terms and conditions of such a transfer of the collections and other assets of the Textile Museum to the Trustees of the National Gallery of Art. After discussion, on motion by Dr. Greenewalt, seconded by Dr. Haskins, and carried it was 

VOTED that the Board of Regents approves in principle discussions between Regents and officials of the Smithsonian Institution and Trustees and officials of the Textile Museum of Washington, D.C. with respect to possible terms and conditions of a possible transfer of the collections and other assets of the 

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