International Exchange Service at Work

ID: 15674 or MAH-15674

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1903-1904

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder: 35

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Summary

Three staff members of the International Exchange Service are at work in the basement of the Smithsonian Institution Building. Note electric wiring is on ceiling. Wrapped packages are piled on the tables in the center and along the wall. Established in 1848, the International Exchange Service, administered by the Smithsonian Institution, disseminated scientific publications to scholarly institutions both in the United States and abroad.

Subject

  • International Exchange Service (IES)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder: 35

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1903-1904

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Basements
  • Employees
  • Exchanges, Literary and scientific
  • Packages
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

15674 or MAH-15674

Physical description

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

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