(left to right): Isaiah Bowman (1878-1950), Robert Andrews Millikan (1868-1953), Karl Taylor Compton (1887-1954), Charles Kenneth Leith (1875-1956), William Wallace Campbell (1862-1938), Frank B. Jewett (1879-1949), John Campbell Merriam (1869-1945)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0009]

Creator: Science Service

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 8-22-1933

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0009

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Members of the President's Science Advisory Board, at their first meeting on August 21, 1933. Geographer Isaiah Bowman (1878-1950) was President of Johns Hopkins University; Robert Andrews Millikan (1868-1953) was professor of physics at California Institute of Technology; physicist Karl Taylor Compton (1887-1954) was President of MIT; geologist Charles Kenneth Leith (1875-1956) was a professor of geology at University of Wisconsin; astronomer William Wallace Campbell (1862-1938) was at the Lick Observatory; physicist Frank B. Jewett (1879-1949) was President of Bell Laboratories; paleontologist John Campbell Merriam (1869-1945) was President of Carnegie Institution.


  • Merriam, John C (John Campbell) 1869-1945
  • Leith, C. K (Charles Kenneth) 1875-1956
  • Millikan, Robert Andrews 1868-1953
  • Jewett, Frank B (Frank Baldwin) 1879-1949
  • Bowman, Isaiah 1878-1950
  • Campbell, William Wallace 1862-1938
  • Compton, K. T (Karl Taylor) 1887-1954
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Science Advisory Board
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Lick Observatory
  • Bell Telephone Laboratories
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Carnegie Institution of Washington
  • American Geographical Society of New York

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