Plan of Basement, East Wing, SIB

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Summary

Plan of basement for the east wing of the Smithsonian Institution Building showing room assignments for Solomon G. Brown (1852-1906), clerk of Secretary Spencer F. Baird (1878-1887), naturalist, philosopher, and poet. Brown worked at the Smithsonian for over fifty years and was one of the first African American Smithsonian employees.

Subject

  • Brown, Solomon Galleon c. 1829-1906
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30A, Folder 27

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1890

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Topic

  • Design
  • Architecture
  • Architecture--Design and plans
  • African Americans

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Architecture

Physical description

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

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