Photograph of the Terr-A-Qua Globe on Display at the National Archives

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When: 01 January 1973

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Creator(s): General Services Administration. National Archives and Records Service. Office of Educational Programs. Education Division. ?-4/1/1985

Series: Series: Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel, 1935 - 1975
Record Group 64: Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, 1789 - ca. 2007

Production Date: 1935 - 1975

Access Restriction(s): Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s): Unrestricted

Original Caption: A large, transparent globe showing the earth's land water areas in relief stands in the Pennsylvania Avenue lobby of the National Archives Building. Made by Terr-A-Qua Globes & Maps Co., of Santa Ana, Calif., the globe was contributed to NARS by Dr. Talbert Abrams in honor of Capt. & Mrs. Finn Ronne. The diameter of the globe is 6 1/2 feet. It was presented to NARS October 21, 1969. This picture was made in January 1975. The globe is part of the Center for Polar Archives, which was established in the National Archives in 1967 and which has papers of Capt. Ronne among its holdings.

Contact(s): National Archives at College Park - Still Pictures (RDSS)
National Archives at College Park
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001
Phone: 301-837-0561
Fax: 301-837-3621
Email: [email protected]

National Archives Identifier: 2581365

Local Identifier: 64-NA-5568

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Owner: The U.S. National Archives
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