Henry B. Collins, Jr. on U.S.S. Boxer

ID: SIA2009-2052 and 4893

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1927

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 9528, Box 1, Henry B. Collins, Jr., Oral History Interviews

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Henry Collins, on a field trip, probably to Florida, is aboard the United States Coast Guard cutter U.S.S. Boxer. Henry Bascom Collins, Jr., (1899-1987), an archaeologist, specialized in Eskimo prehistory. He worked at the Division of Ethnology of the United States National Museum from 1923 to 1938, Bureau of American Ethnology from 1939 to 1965, and the Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History from 1966 to 1987.


  • Collins, Henry Bascom 1899-
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology


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Photograph included in the transcript of Henry B. Collins, Jr., Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, March 5, 1985, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 9528, Box 1, Henry B. Collins, Jr., Oral History Interviews

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



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  • Archaeology
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Boats and boating
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Ethnology
  • Employees
  • Field Work
  • Ethnologists
  • U.S.S. Boxer (Ship)
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Archaeologists
  • United States Coast Guard
  • Ships




  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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SIA2009-2052 and 4893

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

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