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ANNUAL REPORT
For the Period from May 1, 1917 to April 1, 1918,
OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OF THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN,
HEYE FOUNDATION
to
GEORGE G. HEYE, GRANTOR,
In Compliance with the Provisions of the Subdivision 10 of Article III of the Foundation Deed, Dated May 10, 1916.

Your Board of Trustees held meetings at which business was transacted upon the following dates: May 15, 1917, viz., the annual meeting, September 27, 1917, December 6, 1917 and February 5, 1918.
The number of the trustees was on September 27, 1917, increased from eight to ten. Messrs. Ramuel Riker, Jr. and J. Amory Haskell were appointed by the Grantor Mr. Heye, trustees to complete the Board as so increased.
Under date of October 29, 1917, the Grantor executed a Supplemental Indenture to the Foundation Deed of the Museum by the terms of which the paragraph numbered 2 of Article III of the Indenture was amended to read as follows:
"2. To meet in the City of New York on the first Tuesdays of February, May, October and December in each year, and at said meeting in May of each year to elect from their own number a Chairman and one or more Vice-Chairman and members of the Executive Committee as hereinafter described, and at all said meetings to transact such other business as may come before the said meetings."
On December 6, 1917, Article VI of the Constitution was amended in order to correspond with the changes so made in the Foundation Deed to read as follows:

"ARTICLE VI.
MEETING OF TRUSTEES.

MEETINGS.
The Board of Trustees shall hold meetings in the City of New York, on the first Tuesdays of February, May, October and December in each year.
SPECIAL MEETINGS.
Special meetings may be called at any time by the Chairman, or by any three members of the Board of Trustees."
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