Mary Jane Rathbun Working with Specimens

ID: SIA2009-0710 or 97-3497

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1930s?

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7256, Box 8, Folder: 6

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Mary Jane Rathbun (1860-1943), carcinologist at the National Museum of Natural History, at her desk examining crab specimens. Picture was taken towards the end of her career at the Smithsonian.


  • Rathbun, Mary Jane 1860-1943
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Natural History Building


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7256, Box 8, Folder: 6

Contact information

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


c. 1930s?

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  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Women
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Scientists
  • History
  • Women Scientists
  • Invertebrates
  • Carcinology
  • Women--Employees
  • Women--History
  • Museum curators


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-0710 or 97-3497

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 4 1/2w x 3 3/8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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