SI Staff at Work

ID: SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1397]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1968

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-008, Box 11, Image No. OPA-1397

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Joseph Britton, special assistant to Museum of Natural History (MNH) Director Richard S. Cowan, works on an introductory panel for "The Right of Existence: An Exhibit Essay on Endangered Life" exhibition at the Museum of Natural History; Museum shops designer Mike Carrigan gathers toys, decorations, and other holiday items from around the world for the Shops' annual Christmas exhibition and sale opening December 4 at the Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History; Dr. Mason E. Hale, chairman of the Department of Botany at the Museum of Natural History, explains a project to computerize a Register of Type Specimens to Dr. Ernest R. Sohns, National Science Foundation, Dr. Gordon Somerfield, United Kingdom's Office of Scientific and Technical Information, and Stanwyn Shetler, SI botanist serving as secretary of the Flora of North America Project.


  • Britton, Joseph C
  • Carrigan, J. Michael
  • Hale, Mason E
  • Sohns, Ernest Reeves
  • Somerfield, Gordon
  • Shetler, Stanwyn G
  • Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Flora of North America Project
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs


  • Also known as 67430.
  • Digital contact sheet available.
  • Frame selections featured in "The Torch," December 1968.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-008, Box 11, Image No. OPA-1397

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


  • 1968
  • November 1968

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Black-and-white negatives

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