Tennis Courts Behind SI Building

ID: 15277-A or MAH-15277A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1920

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 186, Folder: 5

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Summary

Loyal B. Aldrich of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (1908-1955) and Astrophysicist Charles Greeley Abbot (Fifth Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1928-1944) playing tennis behind the Smithsonian Institution Building, next to the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, in the South Yard. The National Air Museum temporary metal building is in the background.

Subject

  • Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
  • Aldrich, Loyal Blaine 1884-1965
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • South Yard
  • National Air Museum (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There are several candids of Abbot and SAO staff playing tennis in this location.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 186, Folder: 5

Contact information

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

Date

1920

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Topic

  • Tennis
  • Observatories
  • Secretariats
  • Landscapes
  • Secretaries
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Sports
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

15277-A or MAH-15277A

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8.25w x 6.25h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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