Lucile Torrey Barrett, January 1942

ID: SIA2011-0251

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

Form/Genre: Person, candid

Date: January, 1942

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Scrapbook A-N

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Summary

This series of three frames of Lucile Torrey Barrett, a librarian at the National Collection of Fine Arts of the Smithsonian, was composited together by the photographer. In each of the frames, she is seated at a desk with bookshelves behind her, and is shown looking through a book.

Subject

  • Barrett, Lucile Torrey
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • See Negative Numbers SIA2011-0252 for another series of images of Barrett.
  • This series of frames was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, former Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts (now known as the Smithsonian American Art Museum) and is included in a scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes (Section B).

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Scrapbook A-N

Contact information

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

Date

January, 1942

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Shelving for books
  • Employees
  • Libraries
  • Art history
  • History
  • Librarians
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Women--History

Form/Genre

  • Person, candid
  • Book
  • Contact sheet

ID Number

SIA2011-0251

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 2.25w x 7.25h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Contact Sheet

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