Joseph Henry's Letter to Joseph K. Barnes (January 14, 1869)

ID: SIA2012-6139 and SIA2012-6140 and SIA2012-6141

Creator: Joseph Henry Papers Project

Form/Genre: Document

Date: January 14, 1869

Citation: Rothenberg, Marc, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 11, The Smithsonian Years: January 1866-May 1878 (Smithsonian Institution in association with Science History Publications/USA, 2007), 219-220

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Summary

Letter from Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, to Joseph K. Barnes, Surgeon General of the United States Army, January 14, 1869. In the letter, Henry asks Barnes if it would be possible to exchange some physiological artifacts in the Smithsonian's posession for some anthropological artifacts in the Army Medical Museum's posession.

Subject

  • Barnes, Joseph K. 1817-1883
  • Army Medical Museum (U.S.)
  • United States Surgeon-General's Office
  • United States. Army
  • National Collections

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The accompanying PDF contains SIA2011-2794 and SIA2011-2795, which are pages scanned from the edited transcript of the original version and notes in the Joseph Henry Papers Volume 11, pages 219-220 (Document 106).

Contained within

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 33, Box 5, Folder: Volume 13
  • Rothenberg, Marc, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 11, The Smithsonian Years: January 1866-May 1878 (Smithsonian Institution in association with Science History Publications/USA, 2007), 219-220

Contact information

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

Date

January 14, 1869

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Topic

  • Artifacts
  • Secretaries
  • Exchange of Specimens
  • Letters
  • Anthropology
  • Physiology
  • Interagency Transfers

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2012-6139 and SIA2012-6140 and SIA2012-6141

Physical description

Number of Images: 3 ; Color: Color ; Size: 7.62w x 10.00h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper

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