Presentation of Roentgen X-Ray Tube to United States National Museum

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B57_F04_008]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1956

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder 04, Image No. SIA_000095_B57_F04_008

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Summary

Presentation of Roentgen x-ray tube to United States National Museum by General Electric Company at Washington National Airport, with (left to right) George B. Griffenhagen, curator of medicine and public health; Helena Weiss, registrar, United States National Museum; and a staff member from the airport Customs Office.

Subject

  • United States National Museum Division of Medicine and Public Health
  • Griffenhagen, George B
  • Weiss, Helena M.,℗ ℗1909-2004
  • Washington National Airport
  • General Electric Company

Notes

  • See also number Archives No. SIA2009-4253
  • This tube was purchased from a private owner in Germany and presented to the Smithsonian Institution in 1956 by the General Electric Company's X-ray Department of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder 04, Image No. SIA_000095_B57_F04_008

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1956
  • August 24, 1956

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  • Copyright Undetermined

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Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B57_F04_008]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 4 x 5;

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