Fred L. Whipple Receives Distinguished Federal Civilian Service Award

ID: 2002-32255

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1963

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 25, Folder: 4

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Summary

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Director (1955-1973) Fred Lawrence Whipple (1906-2004), stands with friends and family after receiving the Distinguished Federal Civilian Service Award in the Rose Garden of the White House. Smithsonian Secretary Leonard Carmichael is also in the photograph.

Subject

  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-
  • Distinguished Federal Civilian Service Award
  • White House (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

For other photos of the event see Neg. #s 89-10708, 2002-32253, and 2002-32254.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 25, Folder: 4

Contact information

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

Date

1963

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No restrictions

Topic

  • White House Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
  • Astrophysicists
  • Secretariats
  • Awards
  • Directors
  • Astronomers
  • Secretaries
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Special events
  • Medals
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid
  • Event

ID Number

2002-32255

Physical description

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

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