Leo J. Hickey

ID: SIA2013-03967

Creator: Sandved, Kjell Bloch 1922-

Form/Genre: Person, candid

Date: 1975

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 095-13, Box 1, Folder A -Kier

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Summary

  • Leo J. Hickey, paleobotanist with the Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, holds a rolled up paper (probably plans for the Hall) as he stands to the left front of the Ice Age Mammals and the Emergence of Man (Exhibition) Hall. Above is a large image of a glacier. Behind him in the Hall can be seen the skeleton of a mastodon with its curled tusks. Smaller ice age mammals are also displayed.
  • Hickey was curator and research scientist in paleobiology at the Smithsonian from 1969 to 1982 and chief scientist for four major permanent exhibits including the Ice Age Mammals and the Emergence of Man which traced the impact of the Ice Age on the earth and evolution.

Subject

  • Hickey, Leo J
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Paleontology and Paleobotany
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Paleobiology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Ice Age Mammals and the Emergence of Man (Exhibition) (1974: Washington, D.C.)

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. 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 additional photos of Leo J. Hickey, see Negatives SIA2013-03968 through SIA2013-03971 .

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 095-13, Box 1, Folder A -Kier

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1975
  • Pleistocene

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Mastodon
  • Paleoontology
  • Paleobotany
  • Employees
  • Ice
  • Museums
  • Paleontology
  • Paleobiologists
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Exhibitions
  • Glaciers
  • Paleobotanists
  • Museum curators
  • Paleobiology
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Person, candid
  • Slide

ID Number

SIA2013-03967

Physical description

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

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