Florence E. Meier Chase

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Florence E. Meier Chase (1902-1978) with a big smile is wearing a hat and a coat with a fur shawl and is standing in front of a wall on which images have been hung. Chase was a botanist with the Radiation Biology Laboratory, part of the Smithsonian's Astrophysical Observatory. Dr. Chase received her B.A. from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. from the University of Geneva in Switzerland. This image has some perforations above Chase's head.


  • Chase, Florence Meier
  • Radiation Biology Laboratory
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


See SIA2011-0100 for a similar image.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Tolman Scrapbook A-N

Contact information

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



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  • Radiobiology
  • Clothing and dress
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Botany
  • Employees
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Botanists


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-0101 and original Neg. # 32408-5

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 2.20w x 2.50h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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