Portrait of a Young Viola S. Schantz

ID: SIA RU007288 [SIA2013-03087]


Form/Genre: Photographs


Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7288, Image No. SIA2013-03087

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Viola Shelly Schantz (1895-1977) served as a Biological Aide, Biologist and Systematic Zoologist for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service from 1918 to 1961. Stationed at the Smithsonian throughout her career, she also served as the curator for the North American mammal collection in the National Museum of Natural History.


  • Schantz, Viola Shelly 1895-1977
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States Department of the Interior

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7288, Image No. SIA2013-03087

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

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  • Mammalogists
  • Mammalogy
  • Women scientists



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SIA RU007288 [SIA2013-03087]

Physical description

Photographic prints; 8.19 x 10.13

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