Letter from Solomon G. Brown to S. F. Baird, August 12, 1862

ID: SIA2011-0947 and SIA2011-0948 and SIA2011-0949 and SIA2011-0950 and SIA2011-0951

Creator: Brown, Solomon Galleon c. 1829-1906

Form/Genre: Document

Date: August 12, 1862

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7002, Box 16, Folder: 11

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Summary

Letter from Solomon G. Brown, the first African American employee of the Smithsonian Institution, to then Assistant Secretary Spencer F. Baird, later the second Secretary, reporting on tasks completed and duties at the Smithsonian Institution including preparing packages for the International Exchange Service. 5 pages.

Subject

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Apparatus Room
  • Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
  • International Exchange Service (IES)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

SIA2011-0947 (page 1), SIA2011-0948 (page 2), SIA2011-0949 (page 3), SIA2011-0950 (page 4), SIA2011-0951(page 5).

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7002, Box 16, Folder: 11

Contact information

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

Date

August 12, 1862

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Letters
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Packing for shipment
  • Employees
  • SI, early history, Management
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • African Americans

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2011-0947 and SIA2011-0948 and SIA2011-0949 and SIA2011-0950 and SIA2011-0951

Physical description

Number of Images: 5 Color: Color ; Size: 4 15/16w x 7 15/16h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper

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