Charles Robert Knight (left), A. Cressy Morrison (center), and Clyde Fisher (right)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4884]

Creator: Coles, Charles

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1938

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4884

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Summary

left to right: Charles Robert Knight (1874-1953), Abraham Cressy Morrison (1884-1951), and Clyde Fisher (1878-1949), in front of a panel painted by Knight in the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History. Morrison was a chemist and president of the New York Academy of Sciences. Fisher was curator of astronomy and served as the head of the Hayden Planetarium from 1935 to 1941. The panel depicted the astronomical lore of the Siksika ("Blackfoot") tribe.

Subject

  • Knight, Charles Robert 1874-1953
  • Morrison, Abraham Cressy 1884-1951
  • Fisher, Clyde 1878-1949
  • Hayden Planetarium
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • New York Academy of Sciences

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4884

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1938
  • March 20, 1938

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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

  • Chemistry
  • Astronomy

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4884]

Physical description

Photographic prints

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