David Pawson

ID: SIA2011-0067

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1975

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 416, Box 13, Folder: 23

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David Pawson, National Museum of Natural History, Curator of Echinoderms, kneels in front of cabinet trays filed with coral specimens. Boxes have been piled above the cabinets.


  • Pawson, David
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Echinoderms
  • National Collections


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


The coral specimens pictured were collected by the US Exploring Expedition, also known as the Wilkes Expedition, 1838-1842.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 416, Box 13, Folder: 23

Contact information

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


c. 1975

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  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Museum storage facilities
  • Coral reef ecology
  • Corals
  • Echinodermata
  • Personnel management
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Coral reef plants
  • Specimens
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Scientists
  • Echinoderms
  • Museums--Employees
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


Washington (D.C.)


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 7w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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