(left to right): William Bowie (1872-1940) and Elizabeth Taylor Wattles Bowie (1856-1950)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0011]

Creator: Davis, Fremont 1915-1977

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1939

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image #SIA2008-0011

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Summary

William Bowie (1872-1940) and his wife, Elizabeth Taylor Wattles Bowie (1856-1950), are examining the newly established William Bowie Medal awarded by American Geophysical Union; he was first recipient of the award. As a Captain in U.S. Army, William Bowie (1872-1940) worked on U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Creator

Davis, Fremont 1915-1977

Subject

  • Bowie, Elizabeth Taylor Wattles 1856-1950
  • Bowie, William 1872-1940
  • American Geophysical Union
  • U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image #SIA2008-0011

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1939
  • May 1939

Restrictions & Rights

  • No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
  • No Known Copyright Restrictions

Topic

  • Geography
  • Geodesy

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0011]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints