Frank H. Cole, 1935

ID: SIA2011-0483 or 32070

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

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: July 1935

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: 1 Scrapbook II, 1934-1942, "A-N"

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Mr. Frank H. Cole was born on February 11, 1866, and died on June 14, 1956. His positions with the Smithsonian included working as a cabinet maker, on exhibit construction, and serving as an Assistant Superintendent at the United States National Museum. He retired on February 28, 1937.


  • Cole, Frank H
  • United States National Museum


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


  • This image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, former 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 C).
  • Cole (row 9) is included in a group photograph of Smithsonian employees in the Great Hall of the Smithsonian Institution Building on February 9, 1927 in connection with the Conference on the Future of the Smithsonian. See negative number 82-3349.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: 1 Scrapbook II, 1934-1942, "A-N"

Contact information

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


July 1935

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  • Cabinetwork
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Construction (Exhibits)
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-0483 or 32070

Physical description

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

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