Herbert G. Deignan, Alexander Wetmore, Jane Love, Samuel A. Arny, Herbert Friedmann

ID: SIA2008-2368

Creator: Perkins, Charles Eliot

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1951

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 193, Folder: A. Wetmore (with Herbert Friedmann, Herbert G. Deignan, Jane Love and Samuel A. Arny), 1951

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Summary

  • From left to right: Herbert G. Deignan, Secretary Alexander Wetmore (seated), Jane Love, Samuel A. Arny, and Herbert Friedmann are looking at a tray of birds from the collection. Wetmore and Friedmann are holding birds from the tray in their hands.
  • Herbert G. Deignan (1906-1968), ornithologist and authority on the birds of Thailand, amassed a large collection of birds for the United States National Museum (USNM). In 1938, he was appointed Scientific Aid in the Division of Birds, USNM, later curator. Herbert Friedmann (1900-1987), an ornithologist specializing in African and American parasitic birds, appointed Curator in the Division of Birds in the United States National Museum (USNM) in 1929. He also published on bird and animal symbolism in medieval and Renaissance art. In 1957, Friedmann was made Head Curator of the Department of Zoology in the USNM. He left the Institution in 1961.

Subject

  • Deignan, H. G (Herbert Girton) 1906-
  • Friedmann, Herbert 1900-1987
  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Love, Jane
  • Arny, Samuel A
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Zoology
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds
  • National Collections

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 193, Folder: A. Wetmore (with Herbert Friedmann, Herbert G. Deignan, Jane Love and Samuel A. Arny), 1951

Contact information

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

Date

1951

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Birds
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Ornithologists
  • Ornithology
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2008-2368

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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