Alexander Graham Bell Bust Presentation

ID: 82-3348

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1926

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 56, Folder 16

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Presentation of the bust of Alexander Graham Bell by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company at the annual meeting of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution on December 9, 1926. Front Row (l-r): Senator George W. Pepper, Vice President Charles G. Dawes, Chief Justice William H. Taft, Senator Reed Smoot, Senator Woodbridge N. Ferris, Hon. Henry White, Back Row (l-r): Rep. Walter H. Newton, Mr. Irwin B. Laughlin, Rep. Albert Johnson, Rep. R. Walton Moore, Mr. Robert S. Brookings, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Charles D. Walcott, Mrs. Gilbert H. Grosvenor (daughter of Dr. Bell); Mr. Walter S. Gifford (President of the American Telephone & Telegraph Co.), Mr. Victor Salvatore (Sculptor), Mr. Frederick A. Delano, Mr. Dwight W. Morrow, Mr. Charles F. Choate, Jr., Mr. Gilbert H. Grosvenor.


  • Dawes, Charles Gates 1865-1951
  • Taft, William H. (William Howard) 1857-1930
  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Bell, Alexander Graham 1847-1922
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Regents' Room
  • Board of Regents
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


See also Neg. # 17177-a for a similar photograph, but with fewer people.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 56, Folder 16

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  • Telegraph
  • Memorials
  • Grosvenor, Mrs. Gilbert H
  • Sculpture
  • Telephone
  • Secretaries
  • Gifford, Walter S


  • Photographic print
  • Group

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

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