Henry Bascom Collins, Jr., Studies Specimens

ID: 2002-32275

Creator: Krantz, Victor

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: Unknown, probably c. 1980

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, Folder: March 1980

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Summary

Henry Bascom Collins, Jr., (1899-1987) was an archeologist specializing in Eskimo prehistory. He worked at the Division of Ethnology of the United States National Museum from 1923 to 1938, Bureau of American Ethnology from 1939 to 1965, and the Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History from 1966 to 1987. Here he looks at animal skeletal material in his office in the National Museum of Natural History.

Subject

  • Collins, Henry Bascom 1899-
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the Torch, March 1980.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, Folder: March 1980

Contact information

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

Date

Unknown, probably c. 1980

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Topic

  • Archaeology
  • Artifacts
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Ethnology
  • Employees
  • Ethnologists
  • Skeleton
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Archaeologists

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

2002-32275

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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