Portrait of Benjamin Franklin Mudge (1817-1879)

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27D_090]

Creator: Knight, J. Lee

Form/Genre: Photographs

Date: 1873

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27D, Image No. SIA_000095_B27D_090

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Subject

Mudge, B. F (Benjamin Franklin) 1817-1879

Notes

  • SPS Copy No. 83-15114
  • American lawyer, geologist, and teacher. Briefly the mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts, he later moved to Kansas where he was appointed the first State Geologist. He led the first geological survey of the state in 1864, and published the first book on the geology of Kansas. He lectured extensively, and was department chair at the Kansas State Agricultural College (KSAC, now Kansas State University).
  • Printed on verso: J. Lee Knight / Riverside Gallery, / 174 Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27D, Image No. SIA_000095_B27D_090

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1873
  • July 1873

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  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Portraits
  • Scientists

Form/Genre

Photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27D_090]

Physical description

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

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