Chase 7 : field notes, 11038 - 12716

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Abstract

This field book includes Mary Agnes Chase's list of plants collected between 1930 and 1959 in District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, and South America. The plant list entries include collector numbers (11038-12716); 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

1930-1959

Start Date

Mar 05, 1930

End Date

Jul 17, 1959

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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Grasses
  • Botany

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • 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