Chase 1: field notes, 1-3041

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This field book includes Mary Agnes Chase's list of plant collected between 1897 and 1905. Chase collected plants in and around locations in which she lived during this period, including parks, woods and lakes. Entries include a sequential number, scientific name of specimen, broad physical description of characteristics of specimen, location (including city, park or neighborhood names) and date. Locations include areas in and around Chicago, Illinois (including Indiana); and Washington, DC (including Maryland and Northern Virginia).

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 02, 1897

End Date

Oct 08, 1905

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.


  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Grasses
  • Botanists


  • District of Columbia
  • Indiana
  • Chicago
  • United States
  • Illinois
  • Maryland
  • Virginia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-093

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 Notebook

Physical Location

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