Captain Tom Faunce

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Captain Tom Faunce sits on board his boat named "The Tomboy" reading. He was a friend of Edward P. Henderson (1898-1992), Curator at the National Museum of Natural History. Henderson recommended the Captain in 1936 to the Geological Society of America when the group wanted to make a field trip around the area, especially the Chesapeake Bay. An article about the Captain was written in 1944 by the Times Herald.


  • Henderson, Edward Porter
  • Faunce, Tom Captain
  • Geological Society of America
  • Times-Herald


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Photograph included in the transcript of the Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interview by Pamela M. Henson, March 22, 1985 in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

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

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



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Times-Herald--Washington, D.C


Boats and boating


Washington, D.C


  • Person, candid
  • Newspaper photograph

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Newspaper photograph

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