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Subject:
Welsh, Peter C  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Museum Programs  Search this
Growth of the United States (Exhibition) (1967: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1964
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
For another image see SIA2007-0167
Summary:
Curator Peter C. Welsh conducting research, possibly for his book entitled "Track and Road: The American Trotting Horse, 1820-1900," published in 1968. Welsh is standing with an open book in front of him. There are two photos of horses propped up leaning against the wall. Welsh was Associate Curator in the Department of Civil History, National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, 1959-1969. As curator he played a major role in the development of the "Growth of the United States" Hall in the Museum. Welsh was Assistant Director General of Museums, 1969-1970, and also served as Director of the Office of Museum Programs, 1970-1971.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 420, Box 10, Folder 21
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Horses  Search this
Historians  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Civil History  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2007-0168
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11851