Hope Diamond Delivery

ID: SIA2010-0338 and MP-62A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: November 10, 1958

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder: 11

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Letter carrier James G. Todd presents to Dr. Leonard Carmichael, Smithsonian Secretary, the package containing the Hope Diamond delivered to the Natural History Building. Pictured from left to right are Mr. Ronald Winston, Postmaster General Arthur Summerfield, United States Postal Service letter carrier James G. Todd, Mrs. Edna Winston (wife of Harry Winston) and Dr. Leonard Carmichael.


  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • Todd, James G
  • Winston, Edna (Fleishmann)
  • Winston, Ronald
  • Summerfield, Arthur E (Arthur Ellsworth) 1899-1972
  • United States Postal Service
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mineralogy
  • National Collections


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder: 11

Contact information

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


November 10, 1958

Restrictions & Rights

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  • Gems
  • Gifts
  • Hope diamond
  • Event


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-0338 and MP-62A

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 9.5w x 7.63h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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