Fenner A. (Albert) Chace, Jr

ID: SIA2013-03875

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

Fenner A. Chace, Jr., (1908-2004), carcinologist and a senior zoologist research scientist, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, sits at a desk holding an illustration of an invertebrate. Other illustrations lie on the table. A map of an island leans against a wall. He specialized in the taxonomy, morphology, and distribution of decapod Crustacea.

Subject

  • Chace, Fenner Albert
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Invertebrate Zoology
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Marine Invertebrates

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • See image numbers SIA2013-03874 and SIA2013-03876 for additional photos.
  • 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.
  • Chace was appointed Curator of the Division of Marine Invertebrates of the United States National Museum (USNM) in 1946 and, during his tenure, oversaw the growth of the Division, the move into the West Wing of the Natural History Building, and the modernization of exhibits. In 1963, Chace was appointed Senior Zoologist in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), and after his retirement in 1978, continued his work as a Research Associate of the Museum.
  • A carcinologist is a scientist who studies crustaceans or is otherwise involved in carcinology (the science of crustaceans).

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

  • Zoology
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Invertebrates
  • Invertebrate Zoologists
  • Carcinology
  • Zoologists
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Maps

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Person, candid
  • Slide

ID Number

SIA2013-03875

Physical description

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

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