Doris M. Cochran at Desk with Specimens

ID: 96-957

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1930s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7151, Box 7, Folder 11

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Summary

Doris Mable Cochran (1898-1968), herpetologist in the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians of the United States National Museum. Cochran was appointed an aide to Leonhard Stejneger in 1919, Assistant Curator in 1927, Associate Curator in 1942, and Curator in 1956. She retired in 1968. In this picture, she is seated at her desk with specimen jars all around her.

Subject

  • Cochran, Doris Mable
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7151, Box 7, Folder 11

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1930s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Herpetology
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Employees
  • Herpetologists
  • Museums
  • United States National Museum
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

96-957

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 7w x 5h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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