Leonhard Stejneger in Field Clothes

ID: SIA2009-4252

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: circa 1920s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 22, Folder 13

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Summary

Leonhard Stejneger (1851-1943), ornithologist, herpetologist and zoologist, is sitting in a chair dressed in field clothes.

Subject

  • Stejneger, Leonhard 1851-1943
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Reptiles and Batrachians
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Biology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Stejneger was the first full-time curator of the Department of Herpetology, United States National Museum. He came to the Smithsonian in 1881 as an ornithologist. Upon the resignation of Henry Yarrow, Stejneger was appointed to the position of Curator the Department of Reptiles and Batrachians, while remaining Head Curator of the Department of Biology.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 22, Folder 13

Contact information

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

Date

circa 1920s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Zoology
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Birds
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Herpetologists
  • Zoologists
  • Ornithologists
  • Museum curators
  • Ornithology
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-4252

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4w x 5h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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