Jean Louis Agassiz

ID: 2002-10678

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1870

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

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Summary

Portrait of Jean Louis Agassiz, 1807-1873, member of the Smithsonian Board of Regents. He was the leading biologist in the United States in the 1840s and the founding director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. He was known for his anti-Darwinism stance.

Author

Unknown

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The original negative number is 45899 and 79-10446, but that negative has been lost. 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

1870

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

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

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

2002-10678

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8x10; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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