Deborah Bennett and Tim Coffer with Mollusks, 1979

ID: SIA2009-3232 and 79-9800-18

Creator: Ploskonka, Jeffrey

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: October 1979

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder October 1979

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Summary

Deborah Bennett, museum technician, and Tim Coffer, data gatherer, sort trays of seashells for the mollusk inventory in the National Museum of Natural History's Division of Mollusks. The shells are part of an overall collection close to 800,000 shells. The inventory, directed by Bennett, is a preparatory step for the collections move to the Smithsonian's Silver Hill Museum Support Center.

Author

Ploskonka, Jeffrey

Subject

  • Bennett, Deborah W
  • Coffer, Tim
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mollusks
  • Silver Hill Facility (Maryland)
  • National Collections
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Museum Support Center

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This photo appeared in the October 1979 issue of the Smithsonian Torch.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder October 1979

Contact information

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

Date

October 1979

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Personnel management
  • Women
  • Museums
  • Employees
  • Shells
  • Mollusks
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Specimens
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Museums--Collection management

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-3232 and 79-9800-18

Physical description

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

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