The Smithsonian Institution was established with funds from James Smithson (1765-1829), a British scientist who left his estate to the United States to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge. On August 10, 1846, the . Senate passed the act organizing the Smithsonian Institution, which was signed into law by President James K. Polk. Once established, the Smithsonian became part of the process of developing an American national identity-an identity rooted in exploration, innovation, and a unique American style.
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1989–2016: Renovations to the -old m take place and Cooper Hewitt enters the digital world of the twenty-first century. Smithsonian Institution Archives. On August 10, the United States Congress passed legislation to found the Smithsonian Institution as an establishment dedicated to the increase and diffusion of knowledge. President James K. Polk signs it into law that same day. 1853. Cooper-Hewitt and Parsons School of Design start a master’s degree program in the History of Decorative Arts.