Helena Weiss, George B. Griffenhagen and Bane

ID: SIA2009-4253

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1950s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder: 4

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Summary

Helena Weiss (Chief, Division of Correspondence and Documents, 1948-1956, Registrar, Office of the Registrar, 1956-1971), signs paperwork during the presentation of the Roentgen X-ray tube. George B. Griffenhagen, curator of the Division of Medicine and Public Health, stands to Weiss' left and a man identified only as Bane stands on the other side of the desk.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Weiss, Helena M
  • Griffenhagen, George B
  • United States National Museum Division of Medicine and Public Health 1939-1957

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The Roentgen X-ray tube pictured, is one of the first x-ray tubes used by Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen who, in 1895, discovered a new radiation called "X-rays" or Roentgen rays.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder: 4

Contact information

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

Date

August 24, 1956

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Accessions
  • Women
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Museum registrars
  • Museum curators
  • Museum registrars
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Women--Employees
  • Women
  • Accessions

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-4253

Physical description

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

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