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Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Aldrich, Loyal Blaine 1884-1965  Search this
Mount Wilson Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 4h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
c. early 20th century
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Loyal B. Aldrich (standing), who worked for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory from 1908-1955 and was its director from 1944 to 1955, and two unidentified persons (one of whom is a woman), ride a tram up the side of Mt. Wilson, California, which served as a Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory station from 1905 to the mid 1930's.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 187, Folder: 2
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Mountains--California  Search this
Observing (field) stations  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Women  Search this
Directors  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
94-12574
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8152