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Florence E. Meier Chase
- Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) b. 1878
- Florence E. Meier Chase
- Tolman, Ruel P
- c. 1935
- The image is included in Ruel P. Tolman's, former Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts, scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes, (Section C).
- In her office at the Smithsonian Institution Building, or the "Castle," Florence E. Meier Chase (1902-1978) is seated in a chair looking into a microscope. Chase was a botanist with the Radiation Biology Laboratory, part of the Smithsonian's Astrophysical Observatory. Dr. Chase received her B.A. from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. from the University of Geneva in Switzerland. The image has some perforations running through it.
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- Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Tolman Scrapbook A-N
- No restrictions
- Scientific apparatus and instruments, Microscopes, Radiobiology, Smithsonian Institution--Employees, Botanists
- Chase, Florence Meier, Radiation Biology Laboratory, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
- Historic Images of the Smithsonian
- Photographic print, Person, candid
- Local Number:
- SIA2011-0099 or 32399-
- Physical Description:
- Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Size: 2.20w x 2.50h; Type of Image: Person, candid ; Medium: Photographic print
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