Award of Research for Carbon Dating Charcoal Samples

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B57_F08_001]

Creator: Creole Foundation

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1957

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder 08, Image No. SIA_000095_B57_F08_001

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Summary

Gordon Hough, U.S. representative of Creole Foundation listens as Dr. Betty J. Meggers, research associate, Division of Archeology, and Secretary Leonard Carmichael discuss charcoal samples from stratigraphic excavation of early Indian cultures in Venezuela, as Dr. Clifford Evans, associate curator, Division of Archeology, looks on. The discussion followed presentation of a check by Hough to the Smithsonian for research in the dating of the Venezuelan samples by radioactive carbon-14.

Subject

  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • Meggers, Betty Jane
  • Evans, Clifford,℗ ℗1920-1981
  • United States National Museum Division of Archeology
  • Creole Foundation

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder 08, Image No. SIA_000095_B57_F08_001

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1957
  • December 13, 1957

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Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B57_F08_001]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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