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as the National Museum of Man and shall be under the administration of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.

The availability of an appropriate and properly designed building will permit removal of the sciences of man from the Museum of Natural History and for the first time put in a single worldwide context all studies and exhibits of cultures and peoples from the earliest time to the present. The Museum of Man will coordinate and carry out programs involving research, education and service in facilitating the study of man in a comprehensive and scholarly manner.

The site is the square opposite the proposed addition to the National Gallery of Art, along the southern border of the Mall. NO funds would be required for the acquisition of this land since the land is in public ownership.

The Committee recommended the approval of the submission of this legislation.

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The third legislative matters is a proposed report on the bill S. 1591 (Yarborough and [[underlined]] Fulbright [[/underlined]]), to establish an American Folklife Foundation. This bill would establish a foundation in the Smithsonian to carry out a program of funding research and scholarship in American folklife through a grant program and to establish a national center to foster the collection and dissemination of folklife information.

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