John A. Roebling

ID: 94-12601

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1930?

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 187, Folder 1

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Summary

John A. Roebling, II (November 21, 1867- February 2, 1952), son of Washington A. Roebling and grandson of John A. Roebling, famous civil engineers. John A. Roebling, II financed several expeditions for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. The Robelings also donated a mineral collection to the U.S. National Museum.

Subject

  • Roebling, John Augustus, II 1867-1952
  • Roebling, Washington Augustus 1837-1926
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 187, Folder 1

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1930?

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Topic

  • Observatories
  • Benefactors
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Portraits
  • Gifts

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

94-12601

Physical description

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

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