Secretary Charles G. Abbot with Bolometric Apparatus

ID: A3590 or SA-1313

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1900

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 56, Folder: 5

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Summary

Charles Greeley Abbot, then Acting Director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), pictured with bolometric apparatus, was one of a team of Smithsonian scientists who traveled to Wadesboro, North Carolina, to study an eclipse of the sun in 1900. Abbot later became director of the SAO and Fifth Secretary (1928-1944) of the Smithsonian.

Subject

  • Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 56, Folder: 5

Contact information

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

Date

1900

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Solar eclipses
  • Secretariats
  • Instruments
  • Secretaries
  • Bolometric Apparatus
  • Expeditions
  • Apparatus
  • Astronomy
  • Solar Research
  • North Carolina

Place

North Carolina

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

A3590 or SA-1313

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 7.5w x 9h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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