The Baird Family at Wood's Hole

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Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), second Secretary (1878-1887) of the Smithsonian with his wife, Mary (left), and daughter, Lucy (right), on the porch of their house in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, where Baird established the United States Fish Commission Station in 1875.


  • Baird, Mary Helen Churchill
  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Baird, Lucy Hunter
  • United States Fish Commission


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 2, Folder: 22

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  • Women
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  • Ichthyology
  • History
  • Women--History


Woods Hole (Mass.)


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10718 or MAH-10718

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

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