Mary Jane Rathbun and Waldo LaSalle Schmitt

ID: 78-1218

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: Unknown, perhaps 1920s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7231, Box 119

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Waldo LaSalle Schmitt, 1887-1977, and Mary Jane Rathbun, 1860-1943. Rathbun was Schmitt's predecessor as Curator of Invertebrate Zoology in the Biology Department, United States National Museum , now the National Museum of Natural History. Both specialized in carcinology or the taxonomy of crabs.


  • Rathbun, Mary Jane 1860-1943
  • Schmitt, Waldo L (Waldo Lasalle) 1887-1977
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7231, Box 119

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


Unknown, perhaps 1920s

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


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

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Color: Black and White; Size: 9 3/8w x 7h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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