SERC Scientist Tuck Hines and Senator Mathias

ID: SIA2011-1027 and 89-10018-29

Creator: Strauss, Richard

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: June 1, 1989

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: August 1989

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On a tour of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center's (SERC) new Charles McC. Mathias Laboratory, SERC scientist Tuck Hines shows Senator Mathias a tank for Chesapeake blue crabs. The opening of the new laboratory at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD, was celebrated on June 1, 1989. The laboratory was named for Sen. "Mac" Mathias, former U.S. Senator from Maryland (1968-1986), who championed legislation to protect the Chesapeake Bay from over-development and pollution.


  • Mathias, Charles McC (Charles McCurdy) 1922-
  • Hines, Anson "Tuck"
  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)
  • Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies
  • Chesapeake Bay Center for Field Biology (CBCFB)
  • United States Congress Senate


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Featured in "Torch," August 1989

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: August 1989

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


June 1, 1989

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  • Openings
  • Chesapeake Bay (MD)
  • Laboratories
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Ecology
  • Scientists
  • Environmental research
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Edgewater, Maryland


Edgewater, MD


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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SIA2011-1027 and 89-10018-29

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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