Photograph of Henry Smith Pritchett

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Photograph of Henry Smith Pritchett

 

 

Name:
Pritchett, Henry S. (Henry Smith), 1857-1939 (Depicted)
Title:
Photograph of Henry Smith Pritchett
Abstract:
Henry Smith Pritchett (1857-1939), another key figure in Andrew Carnegie's inner circle, was an astronomer, and served as MIT president from 1900 until 1907. He first proposed the creation of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and served as its first president from 1906 until he retired in 1930. He also was a trustee for the Carnegie Institute of Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Collection Name:
Carnegie Corporation of New York Records
Archival Context:
Series X. Graphic Materials. X.C. Staff and Trustees. Box no. 1A
Subjects:
Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Endowments--Officials and employees; Pritchett, Henry S. (Henry Smith), 1857-1939
Format:
photographs
Genre:
Portraits
Date:
[between 1875 and 1939]
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-1xmx-8v62