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Florence E. Meier Chase

Creator:
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) b. 1878
Title:
Florence E. Meier Chase
Date:
c. 1935
Notes:
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)
Summary:
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
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Topics:
Scientific apparatus and instruments, Microscopes, Radiobiology, Smithsonian Institution--Employees, Botanists
Subjects:
Chase, Florence Meier, Radiation Biology Laboratory, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Form/Genre:
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
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!12586~!0#focus
Florence E. Meier Chase, by Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) b. 1878, c. 1935, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, SIA2011-0099 or 32399-.

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