General Joseph G. Totten

ID: 85-1598

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1850

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 22A, Folder 69

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Summary

General Joseph G. Totten was a member of the National Institute for the Promotion of Science, a group that unsuccessfully lobbied in the 1840s to gain control of the James Smithson bequest. He was later named a member of the Smithsonian Board of Regents.

Subject

  • Totten, Joseph Gilbert 1788-1864
  • Board of Regents
  • National Institute
  • National Institution for the Promotion of Science

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 22A, Folder 69

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1850

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Topic

  • Portraits
  • Military
  • Regents
  • Military history

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

85-1598

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 6w x 9.5h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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