(clockwise from left): Agnes J. Quirk, Helen Morgenthau Fox (1884-1974), Florence Hedges (1878-1956), unidentified woman, and Edna H. Fawcett (b. 1879)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2011-0146]

Creator: Hedges, Florence 1878-1956

Form/Genre: Black-and-White Prints

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

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Summary

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) botanists Agnes J. Quirk, Helen Morgenthau Fox (1884-1974), Florence Hedges (1878-1956), unidentified woman, and Edna H. Fawcett (b. 1879). Quirk was assistant to the senior plant pathologist, USDA, 1901-1927, and served as head of the laboratory, 1928-1948. Fox published widely on the topic of gardening with herbs. Hedges worked at USDA for much of her career. Fawcett started as a technician and became an assistant pathologist in 1930.

Subject

  • Hedges, Florence 1878-1956
  • Quirk, Agnes J
  • Fox, Helen Morgenthau 1884-1974
  • Fawcett, Edna H. 1879-
  • United States Department of Agriculture

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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Topic

  • Plant diseases
  • Women scientists
  • Plants
  • Botany

Form/Genre

Black-and-White Prints

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2011-0146]