Miss Bertha Ferguson

ID: SIA2011-0905 and 32112

Creator: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: September 1935

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

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Summary

  • Miss Bertha (L.) Ferguson sitting in a chair in Smithsonian office. Ferguson was a clerk-stenographer for the United States National Museum's (USNM) Division of History from 1928-1943. In 1943, Ferguson was transferred to another Government Department.
  • According to the USNM's Annual Report for 1943, "for 15 years (Miss. Ferguson) faithfully performed not only the routine clerical tasks of the division, but also many duties not usually associated with a purely clerical assignment."

Subject

  • Ferguson, Bertha L
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum Division of History

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The image is included in Tolman's scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes, (Section F).

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

Date

September 1935

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Stenographers
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Clerks
  • Employees
  • Offices
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-0905 and 32112

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 2.25w x 2.5h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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