Research Associate Roman Kenk

ID: 2003-19569

Creator: Dougherty, Harold E

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1983

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 4 Folder August 1983

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Summary

Roman Kenk, a Research Associat,e at the National Museum of Natural History in his exhaustive library of published research on flatworms. Kenk, 84, began a lifetime of research on the ecology, physiology and systematics of freshwater flatworms (Turbellaria) at the University of Graz in Austria. When he retired from the Library of Congress in 1965, he came to the Smithsonian to build a flatworm specimen collection and library.

Author

Dougherty, Harold E

Subject

  • Kenk, Roman
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, August 1983

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 4 Folder August 1983

Contact information

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

Date

1983

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Platyhelminthes
  • Turbellaria
  • Specimens
  • Libraries

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

2003-19569

Physical description

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

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