Dr. J. Lawrence (Larry) Angel

ID: SIA2013-03854

Creator: Sandved, Kjell Bloch 1922-

Form/Genre: Person, candid

Date: 1975

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95-013, Box 1, Folder: 1: A-Kier

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Dr. J. Lawrence Angel (1915-1986), physical anthropologist, holding a human skull in his hands. He was one of the nation's leading forensic authorities and an expert on human bones. Additional skulls are resting on shelving. A sketch of a man is displayed. In 1962 Dr. Angel joined the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution as Curator of Physical (Biological) Anthropology. During his career at the Smithsonian he broadened his research emphasis to include forensic anthropology.


  • Angel, J. Lawrence
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


  • Kjell Bloch Sandved of the Office of Exhibits, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), at the commission of Porter Kier, then Director, NMNH, prepared these photographic materials to document personnel and activities of NMNH in 1975. They also document the visit in October 1975 of Emperor Herohito of Japan.
  • See also image numbers SIA2013--03855 and SIA2013-03856.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95-013, Box 1, Folder: 1: A-Kier

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  • Forensic scientists
  • Anthropology
  • Employees
  • Skulls
  • Museums
  • Anthropolgy
  • Physical anthropology
  • Forensic anthropology
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Forensic sciences
  • Bones
  • Skeleton
  • Anthropologists
  • Museum curators
  • Anthropological museums and collections
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Person, candid
  • Slide

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 1w x 1 3/8h; Type of Image: Person; Medium: Slide

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