Mammal Laboratory in A&I, 1886

ID: MAH 6018 or SA-1294 or 3665

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1886

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 32, Folder: 18A

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Summary

United States National Museum Mammal Laboratory in the Arts and Industries Building, August 1886. Visible are mammal and alcoholic specimens and a staff member consulting a collection high up in a storage area.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The box with Accession Number 17814 is a box of seven mammal teeth sent by Thomas J. Newland for inspection from Sulphur Valley, A.T. (Arizona Territory). The accession was received by the USNM on July 26, 1886 and was returned to Newland on August 11, 1886. See RU 305, Loans 17814.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 32, Folder: 18A

Contact information

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

Date

1886

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Storage
  • Animals
  • Laboratories
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Employees
  • Mammals
  • National Collections
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Mammals Laboratory
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Arts and Industries Building--Mammals Laboratory

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

MAH 6018 or SA-1294 or 3665

Physical description

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

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