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Margaret Mead (1901-1978)

Creator: Siegel, Stephen


Subject: Mead, Margaret

       Pauling, Linus 1901-1994

       New York Academy of Sciences


Type: Black-and-white photographs


Date: 1968



Topic: Anthropology

     Women scientists


Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5980]


Summary: In this photography taken at the New York Academy of Sciences in June 1968, anthropologist Margaret Mead (1901-1978) is talking to journalists. The person in background appears to be chemist Linus Pauling (1901-1994). Mead was then Vice-President of the New York Academy of Sciences and she and Pauling were appearing at a "Town Meeting of Science" conference, held at the Academy to discuss a perceived budget crisis within the sciences


Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archivess


Persistent URL:Link to data base record


Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives


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