Peter C. Welsh

ID: SIA2007-0167

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Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1964

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 420, Box 10, Folder 21

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Summary

Curator Peter C. Welsh conducting research on an artifact in his office in the newly opened Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History. Welsh is seated at a desk looking at an illustration in an open book. On the desk are other books.

Subject

  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • For another image see SIA2007-0168.
  • Welsh was Associate Curator in the Smithsonian's Department of Civil History, 1959-1969. As Curator he played a major role in the development of the "Growth of the United States" hall in MHT. Welsh was Assistant Director General of Museums, 1969-1970, and also served as Director of the Office of Museum Programs, 1970-1971.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 420, Box 10, Folder 21

Contact information

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

Date

1964

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Artifacts
  • Books and reading
  • History of Technology
  • Historians
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Books
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2007-0167

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 8h X 10w; Type of Image: Person, posed; Medium: Photographic print

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