William Henry Holmes: Beginning a Career in Art and Science
Gives a brief but thorough biography of the life of William Henry Holmes. Discusses his first encounters with the Smithsonian Institution and his interaction with some of the founders. Describes his work as a geological artist, an archeologist, and curator and director of the National Gallery of Art. Includes photographs and illustrations.
Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu