Hooker Emerald Donated to SI

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A 75-carat emerald, believed to have been owned by Abdul Hamid II of the Ottoman Empire, is given to the Smithsonian by Mrs. Stewart Hooker of New York.


  • Hooker, Janet Annenberg
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Mineral Sciences


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1978, p. 2-3
  • Torch, 12/1977, p. 8

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


October 18, 1977


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