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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Secretary

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

secretary

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Paper jewelry boxes with transfer printed front panel.

secretary

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Paper jewelry boxes with transfer printed front panel.

Secretary

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Secretary Clough

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Portrait of Secretary G. Wayne Clough who was named by the Board of Regents on March 15, 2008 to become the 12th Secretary of the Smithsonian..

Secretary Small

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Photograph of Secretary Small in the Parlor in the Castle.

Secretary Alexander Wetmore

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Wetmore has signed his name and dated the photograph below the image.

The original negative number is 16314 or 82-3137, but the original negative could not be located. The original photograph was re-scanned and given a new negative and digital file number.

Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1944-1952). This formal portrait was done while he was Assistant Secretary and Director of the United States National Museum.

Secretaries Carmichael, Abbot & Ripley

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Picture taken after Ripley became Secretary in 1964 and before Carmichael died in 1973.

Three Smithsonian Institution Secretaries standing together for this image: (l-r) Leonard Carmichael (1953-1964), Charles Greeley Abbot (1928-1944) and S. Dillon Ripley (1964-1984). All are in three piece suits and ties.

Secretaries Ripley and Adams

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Featured in TORCH, February 1984

Eighth Secretary S. Dillon Ripley (1964-1984) with Secretary-elect Robert McCormick Adams (1984-1994) outside the Smithsonian Institution Building. The north towers of the SIB are in the background.

Secretaries Ripley and Adams

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Featured in the Smithsonian "Torch," October 1984.

Secretaries S. Dillon Ripley (left) and Robert McCormick Adams (right) with the Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB) in the background. Adams served as the ninth Smithsonian Secretary from 1984 to 1994.

Secretary's Parlor, 1972

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Source: Field, Stamm & Ewing. THE CASTLE, AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SMITHSONIAN BUILDING (p. 51)

Secretary's Parlor over the east entrance of the Smithsonian Institution Building. The room was restored to give the domestic feeling of Joseph Henry's dining room in the mid-nineteenth century.

Secretary Samuel P. Langley

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Secretary Samuel P. Langley (1887-1906) seated in a Board of Regents chair. Langley was the third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. This is one of the last photographs of Secretary Langley.

Secretary Leonard Carmichael

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Secretary Leonard Carmichael at the National Zoological Park with a baby gorilla, Leonard (left), and chimpanzee (right).

Secretary Charles D. Walcott

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
See also Neg. #26776, a cropped view, and 82-3139.

Charles D. Walcott, fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1907 to 1927, is seen here working at his desk in the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Castle, on May 16, 1922.

Secretary Charles D. Walcott

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1907-1927), Charles D. Walcott, seated at his desk in the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Castle. Walcott's paper covered desk is visible, as well as prints on the walls, and a roll top desk behind him.

Secretary Charles D. Walcott

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
There are MANY copies of this image at this SIA location.

An 1918 portrait of Charles D. Walcott, the Fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1907-1927).

Secretary Charles G. Abbot

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Astrophysicist and fifth Smithsonian Institution Secretary (1928-1944) Charles G. Abbot (1872-1973) seated near a window holding a camera.

Alexander Wetmore Elected Secretary

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Oehser book says the date of election occurred in 1944, but Wetmore was elected at the January 12, 1945, meeting of the Board of Regents according to the Annual Report and minutes of the Board of Regents.

Image of Alexander Wetmore, 1944, Negative Number: 82-3138.

Audio Clip of Alexander Wetmore's second Oral History Interview describing how he hired new staff, Record Unit 9504.

Transcript of Interview two of the Alexander Wetmore Oral History Interview, Record Unit 9504.

Oehser, Paul H. The Smithsonian Institution. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970, p. 63.

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1945. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1946, p. 7.

Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978) is elected the sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution on 12 January 1945 by the Board of Regents. A noted ornithologist, he had been associated with the Institution since 1924, when he served for a short time as director of the National Zoological Park. He had also served as Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum from 1925 through 1948, and had served as Acting Secretary since July 1, 1944, when Secretary Charles Greeley Abbot retired. Wetmore served a seven year term as Secretary, from 12 January 1945 to 31 December 1952.

Secretary Robert McCormick Adams

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Featured in Torch October, 1993

Ninth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1984-1994) Robert McCormick Adams seated at a desk. Secretary Adams announced his retirement at the Board of Regents meeting in September 1993.

Secretary Samuel P. Langley

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Original negative number is A10689, but that negative has been lost. Probably taken at the same time as SA-33, A10678, A10679/A38877, and 21105.

Portrait of Samuel P. Langley, 1834-1906, astrophysicist and third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1887-1906. Secretary Langley was founder of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and tried to develop the first flying machine.

Secretary Bird

Smithsonian Institution Archives
Received from Louis Ruhe of New York City, April 11, 1916. Died October 4, 1934. #5814. Scientific name: [Sagittarius serpentarius].

Secretary bird in exterior enclosure of Bird House at the National Zoological Park.

Secretary Bird

Smithsonian Institution Archives
This image was published in the 1923 "Popular Guide to the National Zoo." Received from Louis Ruhe of New York City, April 11, 1916. Died October 4, 1934. #5814. Scientific name: [Sagittarius serpentarius].

Secretary bird in yard of the Bird House at the National Zoological Park.

Secretary's Parlor

Smithsonian Institution Archives
See also Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder 19. Requested from Photographic Services Division by Office of the Secretary.

Secretary's Parlor over the east entrance of the Smithsonian Institution Building, or Castle. The room was restored to give the domestic feeling of Joseph Henry's dining room in the mid-nineteenth century.
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