Cecil R. Mulnix

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  • Image of a man identified as Cecil R. Mulnix is standing outside on the Mall, Washington, D.C., in a guard's uniform, holding a book. A stool is near him on ground. In the distance on the left are parked automobiles.
  • According to the Smithsonian Institution's Annual Report for 1944, Cecil R. Mulnix a guard, retired on March 31, 1944, after 13 years and 7 months service, on account of disability.


  • Mulnix, Cecil R
  • Office of Protective Services
  • Guard Force
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


The image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts, and is included in a scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes (Section L).

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Ruel P. Tolman Collection, Scrapbook A-N

Contact information

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



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  • Uniforms
  • Books and reading
  • Automobile parking
  • Transportation
  • Men
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • People with disabilities
  • Automobiles
  • Books
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Disabilities


Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number


Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 2.2w x 2.2h ; Type of Image: Person, Candid ; Medium: Photographic print

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