Agnes Chase and Secretary Leonard Carmichael

ID: SIA2009-4224

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: October 2, 1958

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 5, Folder 27

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Curator of Grasses Agnes Chase receives an award from Smithsonian Secretary Leonard Carmichael. Agnes Chase (1869-1963) was Honorary Curator of the United States National Herbarium at the Smithsonian Institution and Botanist at the United States Department of Agriculture. Chase specialized in the study of grasses and conducted extensive field work in South America.


  • Chase, Agnes 1869-1963
  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture
  • United States National Herbarium
  • United States National Museum


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 5, Folder 27

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October 2, 1958

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  • Women
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  • Awards
  • Secretaries
  • Botany
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Agrostology
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  • Plants
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  • Women--History
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


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  • Group, candid

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 5w x 7h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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