Bowling Along: Early Travel Adventures of Mary Morris Vaux

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An account of the explorations of Mary Morris Vaux Walcott, wife of fourth Smithsonian Secretary, Charles Doolittle Walcott, who painted wildflowers and explored the Canadian Rockies. Focuses on early years exploring the Canadian Rockies with her father and two brothers.


Walcott, Mary Vaux 1860-1940


Smithsonian History Bibliography

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Quaker History Vol. 100, No. 1 (Journal)

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


Spring 2011


  • Women
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Women paleontologists
  • Wild flowers
  • Scientific Illustrators
  • Plants
  • Explorers, Women
  • Scientific illustration
  • Artists
  • Botany--Wild flowers
  • Women--artists


  • Canada
  • United States

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Number of pages : 18; Page numbers : 22-39

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