Emperor Hirohito Visits NMNH

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Summary

Emperor Hirohito of Japan visits the National Museum of Natural History while he and Empress Nagako are in Washington on a tour of the United States. The Emperor, who is a marine biologist, conducted laboratory studies of a variety of marine specimens while at the Museum.

Subject

  • Hirohito Emperor of Japan 1901-
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Torch, 11/1975, p. 1

Contact information

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

Date

October 2, 1975

Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Dignitaries
  • Marine biology

Place

Japan

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