Library, Lower Main Hall, Smithsonian Institution Building

ID: 60591 or MAH-60591 or 521880

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1914

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95, Box 31, Folder: 38 and Record Unit 95, Box 37A, Folder: 10

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Summary

The Library at the east end of Lower Main Hall, now called the Great Hall, of the Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB), also known as the "Castle." There is a woman reshelving (or retrieving) a book in the center of the photograph.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building Lower Main Hall
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Used in Field, Stamm & Ewing. THE CASTLE, AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SMITHSONIAN BUILDING (p. 64)

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95, Box 31, Folder: 38 and Record Unit 95, Box 37A, Folder: 10

Contact information

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

Date

1914

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Smithsonian Institution Building
  • Libraries
  • Great Hall
  • Smithsonian Institution Building--Great Hall

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

60591 or MAH-60591 or 521880

Physical description

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

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