Edward and Rebecca Henderson

ID: 85-7039

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Japan

Date: 1966

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

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Summary

Edward P. and Rebecca Henderson arriving at their hotel in Yokohama, Japan. Edward P. Henderson (1898-1992) was curator of mineral sciences at the National Museum of Natural History. He travelled to postwar Japan several times to appraise confiscated gemstones for the United States Army.

Subject

Henderson, Edward Porter

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 29, 1984 in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

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

  • 1966
  • Allied occupation, 1945-1952

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Hotels
  • Henderson, Rebecca
  • Mineralogy
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Yokohama, Japan
  • Field Work
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Mineralogists
  • History
  • Appraisers
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

Japan

Form/Genre

  • Japan
  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

85-7039

Physical description

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

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