(left to right): Albert Francis Blakeslee (1874-1954) and Charles Benedict Davenport (1866-1944)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0266]

Creator: Davis, Watson 1896-1967

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1920

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0266

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Summary

Botanist and geneticist Albert Francis Blakeslee (1874-1954) had begun to conduct research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in 1915, while Charles Benedict Davenport (1866-1944) was its Director; when Davenport retired in 1934, then Blakeslee headed the laboratory. They are shown standing in one of the genetic research fields.

Subject

  • Blakeslee, Albert Francis 1874-1954
  • Davenport, Charles Benedict 1866-1944
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0266

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1920
  • Mid-1920s

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • Copyright Not Evaluated

Topic

  • Genetics
  • Plants
  • Botany

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0266]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints