Victor B. Elstad and William H. Klein

ID: SIA2011-0541

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Group, candid

Date: c. 1961

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9597, Box 1, Folder: Walter Shropshire Oral History Interviews

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Summary

Victor B. Elstad and William H. Klein cutting the hypocotyl hook out of each bean seedling and placing hypocotyl hooks in the Petri dishes that can be seen in the center. Elstad and Klein worked for the Smithsonian's Division of Radiation and Organisms, which at the time was housed in the basement of the Smithsonian Institution Building, the "Castle. " Later the Division was abolished and its work continued by the Radiation Biology Laboratory, which later combined with the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies, to become known as the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Subject

  • Klein, William H
  • Elstad, Victor B
  • Radiation Biology Laboratory
  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This image is included in the Walter A. Shropshire Oral History Interviews, RU 9597.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9597, Box 1, Folder: Walter Shropshire Oral History Interviews

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1961

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Topic

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Science
  • Employees
  • Plants
  • Photobiology
  • Experiments
  • Science--Experiments
  • Botany
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Group, candid
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2011-0541

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 9w x 7.5h ; Type of Image: Group, Candid ; Medium: Photographic print

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