Viola Shelly Schantz

ID: 95-20481

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: Unknown, perhaps 1930s?

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7288, Box 1

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Summary

Viola Shelly Schantz served as a Biological Aide, Biologist and Systematic Zoologist for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service from 1918 to 1961. In this photo, she surveys animal pelts from a storage drawer. 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.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • United States National Museum Division of Mammals
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7288, Box 1

Contact information

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

Date

Unknown, perhaps 1930s?

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Women
  • Animals
  • Animal Pelts
  • Zoology
  • Museums
  • Biology
  • History
  • Mammals
  • Schantz, Viola Shelly
  • Women--History
  • Museum curators

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

95-20481

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 7 1/2w x 9 1/2 h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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