George Brown Goode

ID: 37331 or MNH-37331

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1870s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 9, Folder: 28A

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Summary

George Brown Goode (1851-1896), Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Smithsonian Institution from 1887 to 1896. This photograph of Goode is taken from his left and shows him looking to his right. Goode was an ichthyologist, or fish specialist, by training. Goode joined the staff of the Smithsonian to assist with preparations for exhibits at the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia and eventually became one of the leading figures in American museum theory and practice.

Subject

  • Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896
  • Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 9, Folder: 28A

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1870s

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Topic

  • Personnel management
  • Busts
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Management
  • Museum techniques
  • Management--Museums
  • Museum curators
  • Museum directors
  • Museums--Employees

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

37331 or MNH-37331

Physical description

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

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