Alan Postlethwaite

ID: 83-3720-5

Creator: Nielsen, Kim

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1983

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4

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Conservation Analytical Laboratory (CAL) acting director Alan Postlethwaite in his office. Postlethwaite became acting director of CAL after former director Robert M. Organ retired in 1983, and then advanced to director. The CAL focuses on conservation science and archaeometry.


  • Organ, R. M
  • Conservation Analytical Laboratory (CAL)
  • Museum Conservation Institute


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Featured in the Smithsonian "Torch," No. 83-5, May 1983

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4

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



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  • Postlethwaite, Alan
  • Directors
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Ecology
  • Conservators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Conservation


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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

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