Retirement of Helena Weiss

ID: 92-3570

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1970s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 1, Folder: March 1972

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Summary

At her retirement party, Helena M. Weiss, on the right, is with Francine C. Berkowitz and Under Secretary James C. Bradley (1971-1972). She was one of the first women managers at the Smithsonian Institution (Chief, Division of Correspondence and Documents, 1948-1956; Registrar, Office of the Registrar, 1956-1971), and was involved in the acquisition of the Hope Diamond and the Wright Flyer.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Berkowitz, Francine C
  • Bradley, James C. 1910-1984
  • Weiss, Helena M
  • Undersecretary
  • Office of the Registrar

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the Torch, March 1972

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 1, Folder: March 1972

Contact information

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

Date

December 30, 1971

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Personnel management
  • Women
  • Employees
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Museum registrars
  • Retirement
  • Women
  • Museum registrars
  • Retirement
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Event

ID Number

92-3570

Physical description

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

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