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Summary

The Section of Photographic History, Division of Graphic Arts, United States National Museum, is established with Thomas William Smillie as custodian.

Subject

  • Smillie, T. W (Thomas William) 1843-1917
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Graphic Arts
  • Division of Photographic History
  • United States National Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

David E. Haberstich, Photographs at the Smithsonian Institution, p. 8.

Contact information

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

Date

July 15, 1896

Topic

  • Photography
  • History of Technology
  • New Departments

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