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Slides (photographs)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Exhibits Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0998
Overview Prior to the 1930s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia had neither an education department nor an exhibits department. However, the museum clearly stated that “to see that our scientific work is shared with the public in ways that instruct and entertain is one of our direct responsibilities, for knowledge of Nature not only widens the mental horizon, but helps to ease the common burdens of life.” In 1920, Harold T. Green came to work at the Academy. At first, he was in charge...
Dates: 1852-2001

American Women's Hospitals Service photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WM-144-a
Overview The American Women's Hospitals (AWH) developed from the War Service Committee of the Medical Women's National Association (later called the American Medical Women's Association) in 1917, to provide, register and finance American women physicians for war work; to offer medical and emergency relief to refugees; and, later, to provide international public health service. In 1959, AWH became an independent agency and remained such until 1982 when it re-merged with the American Medical Women's...
Dates: 1917 - 1982

Crawford H. Greenewalt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0997
Overview Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (1902-1993) was a chemical engineer and the President of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962. He had a passion for the natural sciences, and combined his love of ornithology with photography. He was especially known for his high speed photographs of hummingbirds. His ornithological interests included bird songs, the radiance of hummingbird feathers and the evolution of shapes and sizes of birds in relation to their flight abilities. The Crawford H. Greenewalt...
Dates: 1951 - 1993

Horace G. Richards Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0976
Overview Horace G. Richards (1906-1984) was a geologist at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia and an authority on the geologic formations of the Atlantic coastal plain. His research specialty focused on geology and paleontology of the Quaternary Period (approximately the past 1.8 million years), but his research interests also included Cenozoic mollusca, and marine Pleistocene geology and paleontology of the Atlantic coastal plain. Additionally, he studied climate change and coastal...
Dates: 1928-1984

Library records

 Collection
Identifier: UR-05-002
Overview The Library records contains documentation of the Drexel University Library from its creation in 1891 to 2003. Drexel University Library has been housed in three different buildings; the Main Building (1891-1958), the Korman Center (1959-1982) and W.W. Hagerty Library (1983-2010). The library was also responsible for running the library school until 1962, with the exception of the years 1914 to 1922 when the library school was suspended. The documents in this collection constitute a record...
Dates: 1891-2013

Ned Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0806

Orphan Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ANSP-2010-025
Overview The Orphan Photograph collection houses unrelated photographic prints, negatives, slides and other visual media created for or by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, dating from circa 1926 to 1985. The collection has an unknown custodial history; it appears to have been gathered together over time due to the random nature of the images and lack or loss of any connection between individual images and other larger collections. Researchers will find images of a variety...
Dates: 1926-1985, undated

Thomas Dolan IV Collections

 Collection — Box small accessions 5
Identifier: ANSP-2013-026
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Dolan's corresponding field notes and slides from ANSP "Elsie Fennimore" Oceanographic Expedition February 1950 - April 1950. It also contains three manuscripts from three separate research projects.

Dates: 1947-1951