Margaret Mead (1901-1978)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5980]

Creator: Siegel, Stephen

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1968

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-5980

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Summary

In this photography taken at the New York Academy of Sciences in June 1968, anthropologist Margaret Mead (1901-1978) is talking to journalists. The person in background appears to be chemist Linus Pauling (1901-1994). Mead was then Vice-President of the New York Academy of Sciences and she and Pauling were appearing at a "Town Meeting of Science" conference, held at the Academy to discuss a perceived budget crisis within the sciences.

Subject

  • Mead, Margaret
  • Pauling, Linus 1901-1994
  • New York Academy of Sciences

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-5980

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1968
  • 6/21/1968

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  • Copyright Not Evaluated

Topic

  • Anthropology
  • Women scientists

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5980]