Secretary Charles D. Walcott in the Field

ID: 84-16281

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1911

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 24, Folder 2A

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Charles D. Walcott (1850-1927), fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1907-1927), in the field at Fossil Quarry, Burgess Pass, British Columbia, c. 1911-1912. Secretary Walcott is seen here standing against a rock wall holding a pry bar with several tools nearby, including a shovel, hoe, and axe.


Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Original in SIA RU7004, Box 44, Folder 4.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 24, Folder 2A

Contact information

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


c. 1911

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  • Scientific expeditions
  • Secretariats
  • Paleontologists
  • Secretaries
  • Clothing and dress
  • Tools


  • Burgess Pass (Alta.)
  • Canada
  • Fossil Mountain
  • Canadian Rockies


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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Physical description

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

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