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May 4, 1978 – Closed
Museum: Smithsonian Castle
Location: Great Hall, East End
Specimens collected by Spencer Fullerton Baird; his collecting kit, pen knife, and traveling ink well; manuscripts; and photographs reveal his accomplishments as a naturalist and as the second Secretary of the Smithsonian. On view to commemorate the100th anniversary of his election as Secretary.
A statue of Baird by Leonard Baskin is on view in the Haupt Garden outside the west entrance to the Arts & Industries Building.