Dr. Charles G. Abbot

ID: SIA2011-0163 and Neg. # 31993-E

Creator: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: June 1935

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder Ruel P. Tolman Collection, Scrapbook II, 1

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Summary

Dr. Charles G. Abbot is seated at a desk in his office in the Smithsonian Institution Building. His back is to the camera and he is looking to his left. Papers are on the desk. Dr. Abbot was an astrophysicist, second Director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) (1907-1928), and fifth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1928-1944). The image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts, and is included in a scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes. (Section A)

Author

Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954

Subject

  • Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See Neg. #2011-0162 for another view.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder Ruel P. Tolman Collection, Scrapbook II, 1

Contact information

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

Date

June 1935

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Scientists
  • Astrophysicists
  • Personnel management
  • Museums
  • Employees
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Astrophysics
  • Secretariats
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Museum directors

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-0163 and Neg. # 31993-E

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Size: 2.25w x 2.25h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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