Jean Louis Agassiz

ID: 79-10451

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1840s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder: 23

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Summary

Professor Louis Agassiz, 1807-1873, a citizen of Massachusetts, was appointed a member of the Smithsonian Board of Regents February 21, 1863. He was a leading nineteenth century biologist, opponent of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, and founder of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873
  • Board of Regents
  • Harvard University
  • Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Original in small print file

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder: 23

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1840s

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Biologists
  • SI, Early History
  • Museums
  • Portraits
  • Regents
  • Biology
  • Museum directors

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

79-10451

Physical description

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

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