Young Austin H. Clark, 1910

ID: SIA2007-0009

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1910

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Box 3, Folder: Clark, A. H

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Summary

A portrait of young Austin H. Clark. Austin Hobart Clark (1880-1954) came to the Smithsonian in 1908 as a Collaborator in the Division of Marine Invertebrates, United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, and in 1910 he became Assistant Curator of the Division. In 1920, the collection of Echinoderms was removed from Marine Invertebrates to form a new Division of Echinoderms, with Clark as its Curator, a position which he held until his retirement in 1950. From 1950 to 1954 he was an Associate in Zoology.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Clark, Austin Hobart b. 1880
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Echinoderms

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Box 3, Folder: Clark, A. H

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1910

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Curators
  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Echinodermata
  • Natural History
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Museum curators
  • Natural history
  • Echinoderms

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Portraits

ID Number

SIA2007-0009

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia Size: 4 3/4w x 6 3/4h Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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