"Joseph Henry Papers" Exhibit Opens in SIB

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Summary

"Joseph Henry Papers" exhibit opens in the Great Hall of the Smithsonian Institution Building or "Castle." The exhibit contains rare books, pictorial material and original manuscripts illustrating the scientific career of the American physicist who was the first Secretary of the Smithsonian. The exhibit marks the publication by the Smithsonian of the first volume of "The Papers of Joseph Henry."

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Joseph Henry Papers Project
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Joseph Henry Papers (December 26, 1972: Smithsonian Institution Building)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 405, Box 1, Folder 1972, Calendar of Events December 1972.

Contact information

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

Date

December 26, 1972

Topic

  • Pictures
  • History of Science and Technology
  • American science
  • Secretaries
  • Science
  • Exhibit openings
  • Physicists
  • History exhibits
  • Manuscripts
  • Rare books

Place

United States

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