Office of Secretary Spencer Fullerton Baird, East Wing, Smithsonian Institution Building, or Castle

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B31A_F19_001]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1878

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder 19, Image No. SIA_000095_B31A_F19_001

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Summary

Interior view, East Range, first floor office of Secretary Spencer Fullerton Baird (1878-1887) in the Smithsonian Institution Building, or Castle.

Subject

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Notes

  • USNM No. 2337
  • SPS Copy No. 2002-10672
  • Baird's state of the art Wooten desk, which provided a filing system with pigeon holes and writing surfaces, is visible on the far left. On wall: "Flora of the Rocky Mountains."
  • Between 1849 and 1872 this room was used as the Laboratory of Natural History.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder 19, Image No. SIA_000095_B31A_F19_001

Repository Loc.

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

Date

1878

Restrictions & Rights

  • 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
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B31A_F19_001]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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