Joseph Henry

ID: SIA2012-2975

Creator: Joseph Henry Papers Project

Form/Genre: Document

Date: c. early 1840s

Citation: Reingold, Nathan, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 4, The Princeton Years: January 1838-December 1840 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1981)

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Summary

Joseph Henry (1797-1878), first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, from a daguerreotype presumably taken in the early 1840s.

Subject

Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image scanned from the Joseph Henry Papers Volume 4, opposite the title page.

Contained within

Reingold, Nathan, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 4, The Princeton Years: January 1838-December 1840 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1981)

Contact information

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

Date

c. early 1840s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

Secretaries

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2012-2975

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6 3/4w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper

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