James Henry Wakelin, Jr. (left) and Peter King (right)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4821]

Creator: United States Navy

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1960

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4821

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Summary

left to right: James Henry Wakelin, Jr. (1911-1990), Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research and Development), and Peter King (d. 1985), Associate Director of Research for Materials, Naval Research Laboratory. King received the Navy's Distinguished Civilian Service Award during Pentagon ceremonies, for his development of a long-range detection system for providing evidence of atomic explosions or testing.

Subject

  • Wakelin, James Henry 1911-1990
  • King, Peter -1985
  • United States Department of the Navy Office of the Assistant Secretary (Research, Development, and Acquisition)
  • Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4821

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1960
  • May 31, 1960

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  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • Copyright Not Evaluated

Topic

Nuclear energy

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4821]

Physical description

Photographic prints

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