Nellie A. Brown (1876-1956)

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

Creator: Brown, Nellie Adalesa

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)

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

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  • Plant diseases
  • Women scientists
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Plant diseases
  • Women scientists

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0423]

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