Groundbreaking for the Mathias Lab

ID: 87-15933-15A

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1987

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder: January 1988

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Summary

Groundbreaking ceremony for the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center's new laboratory, named in honor of Senator Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. who championed legislation to protect the Chesapeake Bay from over development and pollution during his more than 20 years in Congress. The photo shows (from l.) David Challinor, Assistant Secretary for Research, Dean Anderson, Undersecretary, Senator Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. (with a shovel of dirt), and David Correll, director of SERC.

Author

Hofmeister, Richard K

Subject

  • Mathias, Charles McC (Charles McCurdy) 1922-
  • Anderson, Dean
  • Challinor, David
  • Correll, David L
  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)
  • Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies
  • Chesapeake Bay Center for Field Biology (CBCFB)
  • United States Congress Senate

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the "Torch," January 1988

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder: January 1988

Contact information

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

Date

1987

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Topic

  • Ecology
  • Event
  • Laboratories
  • Groundbreaking
  • New buildings
  • Buildings
  • Environmental research

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

87-15933-15A

Physical description

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

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