Standing (left to right): Edmund Ezra Day (1883-1951), U.S. Senator Elbert Duncan Thomas (1883-1953), Harlow Shapley (1885-1972). Standing on chair: Kirtley Fletcher Mather (1888-1978)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5931]

Creator: Day, Edmund Ezra 1883-1951

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1947

Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

Economist and Cornell University president Edmund Ezra Day (1883-1951), U.S. Senator Elbert Duncan Thomas (1883-1953), Harvard University astronomer Harlow Shapley (1885-1972), and Harvard University geologist Kirtley Fletcher Mather (1888-1978). The men were attending an Inter-Society meeting in Washington, D.C., February 23, 1947, when this photograph was taken.

Subject

  • Day, Edmund Ezra 1883-1951
  • Thomas, Elbert Duncan 1883-1953
  • Shapley, Harlow 1885-1972
  • Mather, Kirtley F (Kirtley Fletcher) 1888-1978
  • Cornell University
  • Harvard University

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1947
  • 2/23/1947

Restrictions & Rights

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 OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Economics
  • Geology
  • Astronomy

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5931]