Mary Agnes Chase letters to Albert Spear Hitchcock, written in Brazil

ID: SIA RU000229

Creator: Chase, A. Letters to A. S. Hitchcock written in Brazil

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1930

Citation: United States National Museum, Division of Grasses, Records, 1884, 1888, 1899-1965

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Creator

  • Chase, Mary Agnes, 1869-1963
  • Hitchcock, A. S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935

Alternate Title

Chase, A. Letters to A. S. Hitchcock written in Brazil

Abstract

Mary Agnes Chase writes to Albert Spear Hitchcock about her efforts to collect specimens in Brazil in 1930. She discusses specimens collected and their environs; drying specimens; accommodations; expenses; challenges of reaching collecting sites; and colleagues and friends. Correspondence is dated and sometimes paginated. She collected in Cabo Frio, São Paulo, Uberlândia , Anápolis, Matto Grosso, Araguaya [Araguaia]; and Bolivia.

Date Range

1930

Start Date

Mar 06, 1930

End Date

Apr 29, 1930

Access Information

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Topic

  • Grasses
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Botanists

Place

  • São Paulo
  • Araguaia
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Brazil
  • Anápolis
  • Uberlândia
  • Bolivia
  • Cabo Frio

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU000229

Collection name

United States National Museum, Division of Grasses, Records, 1884, 1888, 1899-1965

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 17 Folder 4