Herbert S. Bryant Reading at Desk

ID: SIA2011-0260

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

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: See Negative Number SIA2011-0259 for another image of Bryant

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

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Summary

Herbert S. Bryant, chief of the Division of Correspondence and Documents, seated at his desk, looking at papers he holds in his hand.

Subject

  • Bryant, Herbert S 1878-1950
  • Federal Credit Union (FCU)
  • Correspondence and Documents, Division of

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Herbert Sydney Bryant (1878-1950) worked as a messenger for the United States Patent Office from 1897 to 1901. He later gained employment at the United States National Museum, first as a clerk in the Division of Correspondence and Documents (1907-1918) and then as chief of that division (1918-1948). He was also a member of the Board of Directors of the Smithsonian Employees Federal Credit Union from 1935 to 1950, acting as Vice President of the Board from 1940 to 1950.
  • This image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, former Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts (now 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

  • See Negative Number SIA2011-0259 for another image of Bryant
  • May 1935

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Topic

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-0260

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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