The "Hooker" Emerald

ID: SIA2009-2055 and 77-13481-30

Creator: Harrell, Alfred

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: December 1977

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Summary

National Museum of Natural History Director Porter Kier (1973-1979), right, and Curator of Minerals Paul E. Desautels admire a seventy-five carat emerald which was presented to the Smithsonian Institution by Mrs. Stewart Hooker of New York.

Author

Harrell, Alfred

Subject

  • Kier, Porter M
  • Desautels, Paul E
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Mineral Sciences
  • Hall of Gems

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the "Torch," December 1977

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: December 1977

Contact information

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

Date

1977

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Gems
  • Mineralogy
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Exhibitions
  • Jewelry
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Emeralds
  • Museum directors
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group

ID Number

SIA2009-2055 and 77-13481-30

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group; Medium: Photographic print

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