SEC. 39-9-1. Creation of trusts; purposes.
Any person desiring in his lifetime, to promote the public welfare by founding, endowing and having maintained a public library, museum, art gallery or educational institutions within this state, to be operated without profit, may to that end and for such purposes by grant, in writing, convey to a trustee, or any number of trustees, named in such grant, and to their successors, forever, such real property in this state as shall be necessary to the operation of such library, museum, art gallery or educational institutions, and any personal property wherever situate.
SOURCES: Codes, 1930, Sec. 3636; 1942, Sec. 6193; Laws, 1922, ch. 193.