Harry Woodward Dorsey

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Portrait of Harry Woodward Dorsey, Administrative Assistant to Secretaries Charles D. Walcott, Charles Greeley Abbot and Alexander Wetmore from 1907 to 1948 and supervisor of the International Exchange Service. Dorsey began his career at the Institution as a messenger and doorkeeper to Secretary Samuel P. Langley in 1888.


  • Dorsey, Harry W 1874-1960
  • Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • International Exchange Service (IES)


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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 99-048 Box 1 Folder SI Employees: Former: Dorsey, Harry Woodward

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


Early 20th century

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Color: Sepia; Size: 7.5 h x 4.75 w; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print mounted on card

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