James Smithson Quotation

ID: 96-1650

Creator: Smithson, James 1765-1829

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1820

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7000, Box 5, Folder 13

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Summary

'Everyman is a valuable member of society who by his observations, researches and experiments procures knowledge for men.' Written by James Smithson, founding donor of the Smithsonian Institution, date unknown.

Subject

Smithson, James 1765-1829

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Reproduced in Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 21. Original appears to have been destroyed in fire of 1865.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7000, Box 5, Folder 13

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1820

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Topic

  • Benefactors
  • Quotations

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Document

ID Number

96-1650

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 6w x 4 3/4h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Photographic print

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