Dr. J. Lawrence (Larry) Angel

ID: SIA2013-03856

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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Summary

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.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • See also image numbers SIA2013--03854 and SIA2013-03855.
  • 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 October 1975 visit of Emperor Herohito of Japan.

Contained within

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

Contact information

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

Date

1975

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Topic

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

Form/Genre

  • Person, candid
  • Slide

ID Number

SIA2013-03856

Physical description

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

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