Astrophysics Exhibit, Conference on the Future of the SI

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Astrophysics Exhibit at the Conference on the Future of the Smithsonian Institution on February 11, 1927, with Charles G. Abbot, (left) astrophysicist and fifth Secretary of the Smithsonian (1928-1944) and Loyal B. Aldrich, (right) Research Assistant, standing behind a table.


  • Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
  • Aldrich, Loyal Blaine 1884-1965


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 46, Box 32, folder - Tamblyn and Brown: Endowment Fund Campaign, Conference Exhibits (including photographs of curators and assistant curators formally posed with department exhibits)

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



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  • Secretariats
  • Astrophysics
  • Meetings
  • Secretaries
  • Conference on the Future of the Smithsonian Institution
  • Exhibitions


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid
  • Exhibit

ID Number

17886-D or MNH-17886D

Physical description

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

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