Mary Agnes Chase, Botanist

ID: SIA2009-0712 or MAH45234

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1960

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 5, Folder: 30

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Mary Agnes Chase (1869-1963), Honorary Curator of the United States National Herbarium at the Smithsonian Institution and Botanist at the United States Department of Agriculture, seated at a desk with herbarium sheets. Chase specialized in the study of grasses and conducted extensive field work in South America. Chase is sitting at a work table comparing grass specimens, c. 1960.


  • Chase, Agnes 1869-1963
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture
  • United States National Herbarium
  • United States National Museum


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 5, Folder: 30

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


c. 1960

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  • Women
  • Agrostology
  • Botany
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Employees
  • Plants
  • Grasses
  • History
  • National Collections
  • Tropical Biology
  • Women--History
  • Botanists
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-0712 or MAH45234

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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