Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Letter and Photographs of the Day: April 13 addition
Curatorial Records: Numbered Correspondence 8202
April 13, 1905
Mr. J. E. Standley,
Your letter of the 4th inst. Addressed to the Smithsonian Institution, containing two photographs of Samoans showing elephantiasis and one of a Javanese woman with multiple fibrous tumors has been referred with the photographs to the Surgeon General, U.S. Army, for deposit in the Army Medical Museum.
The Surgeon General directs me to express his thanks to you for the photographs and to inform you that they will be added to the series of contributed photographs of this Museum.
Col. Asst. Surgeon General, U.S.A.
In charge of Museum & Library Division
These two pictures from Ye Old Curiosity Shop and Indian Curio of Colman Dock, Seattle, became CP 2593 and 2594.