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Author:
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Subject:
Cochran, Doris Mable  Search this
Hampton, Barry  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
September 1954
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Doris Mable Cochran (1898-1968), herpetologist in the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians of the United States National Museum (now the National Museum of Natural History), working in the collections area with her assistant, Barry Hampton (c. 1893-1961), in September 1954. Cochran was appointed an aide to curator Leonhard Stejneger in 1919, Assistant Curator in 1927, Associate Curator in 1942, and Curator in 1956. She retired in 1968. Hampton worked in the division from 1926-1954, retiring as Scientific Aide.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7151, Box 8, Folder: 2
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
United States National Museum  Search this
Women--History  Search this
Herpetology  Search this
Women  Search this
Laboratories  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
96-949
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9825