George Brown Goode

ID: 9508 or MAH-9508

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1880s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 9, Folder: 28B

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Summary

George Brown Goode (1851-1896), Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Smithsonian Institution from 1887 to 1896. This photograph of Goode shows him sitting, looking directly at the camera with his left hand in his pocket. Goode was an ichthyologist, or fish specialist by training. Goode joined the staff of the Smithsonian to assist with preparations for exhibits at the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia and eventually became one of the leading figures in American museum theory and practice.

Subject

  • Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896
  • Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See also Negative #'s: 06832; 10619; 10663; 10666; 10667; 10739; 21108

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 9, Folder: 28B

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1880s

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Topic

  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Ichthyology
  • Portraits
  • Museums
  • Management
  • Museum techniques
  • Management--Museums
  • Museum curators
  • Museum directors
  • Museums--Employees

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

9508 or MAH-9508

Physical description

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

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