1893-1894, 1896-1907

Collection ID:
Record Unit 182
United States Civil Service Commission
1893-1894, 1896-1907
Physical Description:
2.32 cu. ft. (4 tall document boxes)
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
Correspondence consists of outgoing letterpress copies to the Commission, mostly for the years 1896-1907, chiefly concerning appointments, promotions, and regulations. There is some intra-Smithsonian correspondence concerning Civil Service appointments and annual reports to the Commission, 1896-1902.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Smithsonian federal employees were placed under the regulations of the Civil Service Commission by order of the President on June 16, 1896. Special records, signed by the Secretary, the Acting Secretary, the Assistant Secretary, and the Chief Clerk, were created to record transactions with the Commission.

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Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 182, United States Civil Service Commission, Correspondence

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