Natural History Building East Wing Completed

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Summary

The east wing extension of the Natural History Building is completed, and the Departments of Geology, and Divisions of Mollusks and Birds move in. The west wing extension will not be completed for two more years.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building East Wing
  • Natural History Building

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1963. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1964, p. 61.
  • Oehser, Paul H. The Smithsonian Institution. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970, p. 192.

Contact information

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

Date

1963

Topic

  • Architecture
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Buildings
  • Building
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

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