Nellie A. Brown (1876-1956)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0423]

Creator: Brown, Nellie Adalesa 1876-1956

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

A plant pathologist, Nellie A. Brown (1876-1956) was a member of Torrey Botanical Club while doing postgraduate work at University of California. She began working for U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, in the 1910s, and conducted research there for 35 years. With C.O. Townsend, she was co-discoverer of the organism responsible for crown gall.

Subject

  • Brown, Nellie Adalesa 1876-1956
  • Townsend, T. O
  • Torrey Botanical Club
  • United States Bureau of Plant Industry
  • University of California (1868-1952)

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

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All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Plant diseases
  • Women scientists
  • Plants
  • Botany

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0423]