Leonard C. Gunnell

ID: SIA2011-1238

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

Form/Genre: Person, candid

Date: 1936

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

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Summary

Mr. Leonard C. Gunnell, assistant librarian at the United States National Museum, is pictured on his birthday in 1936, holding a bell jar cover. A partial view of a picture hanging on the wall is visible as well as books and other objects on a shelf.

Subject

  • Gunnell, Leonard C
  • International Catalogue of Scientific Literature
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Leonard Coleman Gunnell was born on May 28, 1870 and passed away on December 9, 1941. From 1900 to 1906, he was an assistant at the International Catalogue of Scientific Literature, where he later became the chief assistant (1906-1911) and later, the assistant in charge (1911-1933). Then, from 1933-1940, he was the assistant librarian at the United States National Museum.
  • 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 G).
  • See SIA2011-1236, SIA2011-1237, and SIA2011-1239 for other images of Gunnell on his birthday.

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

1936

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Librarians
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Person, candid
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2011-1238

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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