Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Photographs, 1979-1986 and undated
This accession consists of master and duplicate photographs, slides and negatives, mostly of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (until 1983, Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies), Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, which were featured in the TORCH, Smithsonian Research Reports and News Service. Photographs, which were taken by Smithsonian Institution staff photographers as well as outside photographers, depict buildings and grounds, staff, animals and insects. In a few cases there are descriptions attached to the photographs, and in many cases, Smithsonian (Office of Printing and Photographic Services) negative numbers are noted.
Several photographs are by photographers not associated with the Smithsonian, and may contain copyright restrictions.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies
- Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
- Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
- Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
- The Torch (Serial)
- Smithsonian Institution Research Reports (Serial)
- Smithsonian news service (Serial)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Black-and-white photographs
- Black-and-white negatives
- Color negatives
- Color transparencies
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-102, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Photographs