Alexander Wetmore, Sixth SI Secretary

ID: 82-3138

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1944

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 24, Folder: 33

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Summary

Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1944 to 1952. This is a portrait photograph of Wetmore taken on April 10, 1944; bust, looking to his right. The writing on the back of this photograph states that Wetmore was the President of the Explorer's Club.

Author

Unknown

Subject

Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 24, Folder: 33

Contact information

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

Date

1944

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Portraits
  • Birds
  • Secretariats
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Portraits

ID Number

82-3138

Physical description

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

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