Secretaries Carmichael, Abbot & Wetmore, c. 1950s

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Secretaries of the Smithsonian Institution, (l-r) Leonard Carmichael (seventh Secretary, 1953-1964), Charles Greeley Abbot (fifth Secretary, 1928-1944) and Alexander Wetmore (sixth Secretary, 1944-1952) standing in front of a Native American exhibit in the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History.


  • Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum


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The original negative number is MAH-42377-C. The image has also been given the negative number 94-12607.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7005 Box 186 Folder 2 & Record Unit 95 Box 28 Folder Secretaries

Contact information

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


c. 1950s

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  • Secretariats
  • Secretaries
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Management
  • Management--Museums


  • Photographic print
  • Group

ID Number

2003-19507 and MAH-42377-C and 94-12607

Physical description

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

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