William Healey Dall's Wagner Free Institute of Science Medal

ID: SIA2012-8401 and SIA2012-8402

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Date: 1899

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7073, Box 1, Folder: 5

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Summary

Wagner Free Institute of Science in Philadelphia medal awarded to William Healey Dall for his investigations and writings in paleontology, 1899. Dall was a member of and then led the Western Union Telegraph Expedition through Alaska from 1865-1868, was a malacologist with the United States Geological Survey from 1884 to 1925, and served as honorary curator of mollusks at the Smithsonian Institution's United States National Museum from 1880 to 1927.

Subject

  • Dall, William Healey 1845-1927
  • United States National Museum
  • Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1865-1867)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7073, Box 1, Folder: 5

Contact information

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

Date

1899

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Topic

  • Malacologists
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Explorations and Expeditions
  • Museums
  • Paleontology
  • Medals
  • Museum curators

Place

Alaska

ID Number

SIA2012-8401 and SIA2012-8402

Physical description

Number of Images: 2 ; Color: Sepia ; Size: 2.5w x 4.25h ; Type of Image: Object ; Medium: Photographic print

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