Cristián Samper

ID: SIA2010-0614

Creator: Di Loreto, James

Form/Genre: Person, candid

Date: May 2005

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-291, Folder: TORCH January-May 2005

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Summary

  • Appointed director in 2003, Cristián Samper, biologist, is in his office at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). In 2007 he was appointed Acting Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution while a search was underway to find a new secretary of the Smithsonian. He returned to the directorship of the NMNH in 2008.
  • Samper previously served as deputy director and staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama.

Author

  • Di Loreto, James
  • Steiner, John

Subject

  • Samper, Cristián
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Born Digitial Images

Notes

Original Image is a Born Digital from Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-291, Folder: TORCH January-May 2005. The original negative is Samper.tif.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-291, Folder: TORCH January-May 2005

Contact information

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

Date

May 2005

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Acting Secretaries
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Museum directors
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Person, candid
  • Digital Image

ID Number

SIA2010-0614

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 6.49w x 9.65h; Type of Image: Person; Medium: Digital Image

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