Roland W. Brown

ID: SIA2010-1592 or 85-4024

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1958

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9529, Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews

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Summary

Roland W. (Roland Wilbur) Brown, 1893-1961, a paleobotanist, sits at his desk in "Stone Hall" at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). A very frugal man, above his desk are Sears Roebuck & Co. catalogues in which he pasted newspaper clippings of interest.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Photograph included in the transcript of the Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interview by Pamela M. Henson, August 23, 1984 in Smithsonian Institution Archives.
  • Brown was appointed Geologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in 1928, where he remained until his retirement in 1958. Brown also served as a Research Associate in the Department of Geology, United States National Museum (USNM), from 1951 until his death. He specialized in the study of Mesozoic and Cenozoic plants.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9529, Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews

Contact information

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

Date

1958

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Sears Roebuck & Co
  • Paleontologists
  • Paleobotanists
  • Geologists
  • Research Associate

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-1592 or 85-4024

Physical description

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

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