Solar Shed in the South Yard

ID: SIA2011-1493 and 4694

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Date: c. 1950s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9597, Box 1, Folder: Interivew 15

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Summary

Solar shed in the South Yard behind the Smithsonian Institution Building or "Castle." This shed housed solar collectors for Secretary Charles G. Abbot's scientific research.

Subject

  • South Yard
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This image is located in the Walter A. Shropshire Oral History Interviews.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9597, Box 1, Folder: Interivew 15

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1950s

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Topic

  • Solar collectors
  • SI Buildings

ID Number

SIA2011-1493 and 4694

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 9.37w x 7.39h ; Type of Image: Exterior ; Medium: Photographic print

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