George Switzer at Exhibit Opening

ID: MNH 497-B

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: Probably July 31, 1958

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 22, Folder 45

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Summary

Curator George S. Switzer escorts Smithsonian Secretary Leonard Carmichael and another man through the Mineral Sciences exhibit in the National Museum of Natural History. This is probably the opening of the new Mineral Sciences Hall on July 31, 1958.

Subject

  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Mineral Sciences
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 22, Folder 45

Contact information

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

Date

Probably July 31, 1958

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Secretariats
  • Openings
  • Mineralogy
  • Secretaries
  • Exhibitions
  • Switzer, George S
  • Museums
  • Mineralogists
  • Museum curators

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

MNH 497-B

Physical description

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

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