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Record Unit 7336

Mills, John W., 1876-1952

John W. Mills Photograph Collection, circa 1904-1939

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Mills, John W., 1876-1952
Title: John W. Mills Photograph Collection
Dates: circa 1904-1939
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7336
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection consists of photographs of the Laboratory and the Dry Tortugas Islands. Included are photographs of laboratory facilities, research vessels, Fort Jefferson, Bird Key, and Loggerhouse Lighthouse. Several of the photographs show the effects of a 1919 hurricane on laboratory facilities.

Historical Note

John W. Mills (1876-1952) was chief engineer at the Marine Biological Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington at Tortugas, Florida, from 1904 to 1939.

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of photographs of the Laboratory and the Dry Tortugas Islands. Included are photographs of laboratory facilities, research vessels, Fort Jefferson, Bird Key, and Loggerhouse Lighthouse. Several of the photographs show the effects of a 1919 hurricane on laboratory facilities.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7336, John W. Mills Photograph Collection

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Anton Dohrn and Velella

Box 1 of 1

Folder 2 Saltwater Tank

Box 1 of 1

Folder 3 North Lab

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Folder 4 South Lab and Doctors' Quarters

Box 1 of 1

Folder 5 Fort Jefferson

Box 1 of 1

Folder 6 Loggerhead Lighthouse

Box 1 of 1

Folder 7 Bird Key

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Folder 8 Shop and Pump House, Mayor Monument

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Folder 9 Doctors' Mess, Galley, Crew's Mess

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