STRI Earl S. Tupper Center Opens

ID: 2003-19514

Creator: Guerra, Marcos

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1990

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: May 1990

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Summary

Glenn Tupper cuts the ribbon to officially open the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Earl S. Tupper Center, named in honor of his father, in Panama City, Panama. The inauguration ceremony for the new center featured a speech by the president of the Republic of Panama, Guillermo Endara Galimany, at left. Behind the present are Secretary Adams and STRI Director Ira Rubinoff. STRI Secretary Monica Alvarado, in traditional Panama dress, holds the ribbon, at right.

Subject

  • Adams, Robert McCormick 1926-2018
  • Rubinoff, Ira
  • Tupper, Earl S
  • Endara Galimany, Guillermo
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in Torch, May 1990

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: May 1990

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1990

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Tupper, Glenn
  • Openings
  • Secretaries
  • Gifts
  • Endowments
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
  • Alvarado, Monica

Place

Panama

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

2003-19514

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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