Portrait of William McPeak (1792-1862)

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27D_052]

Creator: Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries

Form/Genre: Mixed archival materials

Date: 1862

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27D, Image No. SIA_000095_B27D_052

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Subject

  • McPeak, William 1792-1862
  • Brady, Mathew B. approximately 1823-1896

Notes

  • SPS Copy No. 83-15091
  • First paid employee of the Smithsonian Institution, appointed by the Board of Regents September 7, 1846 as doorkeeper and messenger. He later became the first janitor.
  • Printed on verso: Brady's / National Photographic / Portrait Galleries /Broadway & 10th St. / New York / No. 352 Pennsylvania Av. Washington D.C.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27D, Image No. SIA_000095_B27D_052

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1862
  • Circa 1862

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

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Portraits
  • Employees
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27D_052]

Physical description

Cartes-de-visite (card photographs); 4 x 2.5;

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