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Summary

Popular history of the Smithsonian Institution, with many color photographs of exhibits, collections, buildings. Includes information on Smithson, exhibits such as Fenykovi elephant and Hope Diamond. Includes photographs of SI employees at work, including Carmichael, T. Dale Stewart, Gordon Dentry, Doris Mabel Cochran, Frank M. Setzler, and Rutherford J. Gettens. Includes information about all museums and the National Gallery of Art.

Subject

  • Stewart, T. D (Thomas Dale) 1901-
  • Dentry, Gordon
  • Cochran, Doris Mable
  • Gettens, Rutherford J (Rutherford John)
  • Setzler, Frank M (Frank Maryl) 1902-1975

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

National Geographic Magazine Vol. 117 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

June, 1960

Topic

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Public programs
  • National Collections
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Physical description

pp. 796-845

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