Retirement of William Taylor

ID: 96-1019

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1954

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7005 Box 186 Folder 3

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Summary

Pictured at the retirement of William H. Taylor of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) on April 30, 1954, are: (front, l-r) Agnes Neill, Alice Withrow, Elsie Swindlehurt, Lina Hill (back, l-r) D.G. (Buddy) Talbert, Chao C. Moh, Leonard Price, L.B. Aldrich, William H. Taylor, Victor Elstad, Secretary Charles Greeley Abbot (astrophysicist, former Director of the SAO, and fifth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution,1928-1944), William Klein, R.B. Withrow, and J.H. Harrison.

Subject

  • Aldrich, Loyal Blaine 1884-1965
  • Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
  • Klein, William H
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There is another print in the collection of this event, at the same SIA location, showing Taylor with his sons and grandsons.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7005 Box 186 Folder 3

Contact information

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

Date

1954

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Topic

  • Women
  • Astrophysics
  • Price, Leonard
  • Talbert, D.G. (Buddy)
  • Secretaries
  • History
  • Hill, Lina
  • Observatories
  • Swindlehurt, Elsie
  • Neill, M. Agnes
  • Moh, Chao C
  • Withrow, Alice P
  • Taylor, William H
  • Harrison, Junius H
  • Women--History
  • Elstad, Victor B
  • African Americans

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group

ID Number

96-1019

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 9.5w x 5.5h; Type of Image: Group; Medium: Photographic print

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