Stan Rand in the Field

ID: SIA2011-0032

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Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: June 1996

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9579, Box 1, Folder Stan Rand Oral History

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Summary

A. Stanley Rand in Panama on the Old Gamboa Road. He is holding equipment to capture the sound of frogs and there is a small frog sitting on the microphone in his hand. Rand a herpetologist began his work at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in 1964 and retired in 1998.

Subject

  • Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley) 1932-
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

A. Stanley Rand (1932-2005), was a herpetologist specializing in frog communication. In 1964, Rand was appointed a Biologist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama. From 1974 to 1979, he served as Assistant Director at STRI, and in 1979 was named Senior Biologist.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9579, Box 1, Folder Stan Rand Oral History

Contact information

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

Date

June 1996

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Topic

  • Frogs
  • Forests and Forestry
  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Sound recordings
  • Employees
  • Herpetologists
  • Tropics
  • Biologists
  • Tropical forest
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

Panama

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-0032

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 6w x 4h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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