Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7336
Mills, John W., 1876-1952
John W. Mills Photograph Collection, circa 1904-1939
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.
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7336, John W. Mills Photograph Collection