Photographic Work of the United States Geological Survey and Bureau of Ethnology

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Summary

The photographic work of employees of Major John Wesley Powell, in connection with the United States Geological Survey and Bureau of Ethnology, is moved into the space in the Laboratory of Natural History vacated by Thomas W. Smillie. Mr. John K. Hillers, photographer, has utilized the rooms in the preparation of enlarged photographs of the scenery and aborigines of the West for the windows of the National Museum. It is proposed to introduce these photographs in a large number of the windows of the museum building.

Subject

  • Hillers, John K. 1843-1925
  • Powell, John Wesley 1834-1902
  • Smillie, T. W (Thomas William) 1843-1917
  • Arts and Industries Building)
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Laboratory of Natural History
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)
  • United States National Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1882. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1884, p. 7.

Contact information

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

Date

1882

Topic

  • Photography
  • Anthropology
  • Exhibitions
  • Ethnology

Place

North America

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