Chase 6 : field notes, 9286 - 11037

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This field book includes Mary Agnes Chase's list of plants collected between 1925-1930 in District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Trinidad, and Brazil. The plant list entries include collector numbers (9286-11037); scientific name; location; date; and physical descriptions. Occasionally, entries include descriptive notes about the collecting activities or environment from which the plant was collected. Small sketches of grasses accompany some of the entries. Interspersed with the plant list entries are longer more narrative notes describing Chase's observations of the landscape in different locations. A list of photographs is included.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 02, 1925

End Date

Feb 21, 1930

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.


  • Plants
  • Grasses
  • Botany


  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Brazil
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Maryland
  • Virginia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-093

Collection name

Mary Agnes Chase field books, 1906-1959 from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library