William (Bill) W. Fitzhugh IV

ID: SIA2013-03919

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

William (Bill) W. Fitzhugh IV, Curator of Archaeology and Director, Arctic Studies Center, leans over a map, in his office at the National Museum of Natural History, and points to a location on the map as he holds a stone artifact in his other hand.

Subject

  • Fitzhugh, William W. 1943-
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • 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.
  • For another image of Bill Fitzhugh, see Neg. SIA2013-03918.
  • William Wyvill Fitzhugh IV is an American archaeologist and anthropologist who directs the Smithsonian's Arctic Studies Center and is a Senior Scientist at the National Museum of Natural History. He has conducted archaeological research throughout the circumpolar region investigating cultural responses to climate and environmental change and European contact. At the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), he was Curator of North American Anthropology. In this capacity, and as founder and director of the Arctic Studies Center, he spent more than forty years studying and publishing on arctic peoples and cultures of northern Canada, Alaska, Siberia, Scandinavia, and Mongolia.

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

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Archaeology
  • Artifacts
  • Historians
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Anthropology
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Anthropologists
  • Archaeologists
  • Indians of North America
  • Maps
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Person, candid
  • Slide

ID Number

SIA2013-03919

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 1"w X 1 3.7"h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Slide

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