Study Collections of Bird Skins

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Dr. Herbert Friedmann (1900-1987) and Mr. Joseph H. Riley are at work in the bird specimen collection storage area. Friedmann was Curator of Birds, Department of Zoology, United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, from 1929 to 1961.


  • Friedmann, Herbert 1900-1987
  • Riley, Joseph Harvey 1873-1941
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Division of Birds
  • Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)


  • Also known as MNH-11055C
  • See also Record Unit 95, Box 33, Folder 25.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 12-492, Image No. SIA2012-6470

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1929
  • Between 1929 and 1934

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Lantern slides

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-492 [SIA2012-6470]

Physical description

4 x 3.25;

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