Secretary Charles G. Abbot's Solar Cooker at Mt. Wilson, CA
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ID: MAH 11020-B or MAH11020B
Form/Genre: Photographic print
Date: c. 1920s?
Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 189, Folder: 1
Astrophysicist Dr. Charles Greeley Abbot's solar cooker, which cooks food by solar energy, at Mount Wilson, California. Dr. Abbot was the fifth Smithsonian Institution Secretary from 1928 to 1944, and director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory from 1907-1944. From 1905 through the 1930s, the Astrophysical Observatory used the telescopes at Mount Wilson.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 189, Folder: 1
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
MAH 11020-B or MAH11020B
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print