Alexander Dallas Bache

ID: 92-15742

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1860s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder: 50

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Summary

Professor Alexander Dallas Bache was director of the United States Coast Survey and eminent scientist involved in the debates over the creation of the Smithsonian Institution. He strongly advocated creation of a scientific research institute and the appointment of Joseph Henry as the first Secretary. Bache also served on the Smithsonian Board of Regents and was a close friend of Joseph Henry.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867
  • United States Coast Survey
  • Board of Regents

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder: 50

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1860s

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Bequest
  • Scientists
  • Debates and Debating
  • Portraits
  • Regents
  • Congressional Debates

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

92-15742

Physical description

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

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