The purposes of the corporation are—
(1) to promote historical studies;
(2) to collect and preserve historical manuscripts; and
(3) other kindred purposes in the interest of American history and of history in America.
Historical and Revision Notes Revised SectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)21302 36:20 (1st sentence words beginning with "for the promotion"). Jan. 4, 1889, ch. 20, (1st sentence words beginning with "for the promotion"), 25 Stat. 640.
36 U.S.C. § 21302 (2018)
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