Off The Beaten Track: Women Adventurers and Mountaineers in Western Canada

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Summary

Work discusses several female explorers in Canada, including Caroline Hinman, Lillain Gest and Gertrude Benham. An entire chapter is devoted to the life and study of Mary Vaux Walcott.

Subject

  • Walcott, Mary Vaux 1860-1940
  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Includes photographs of Mary Vaux Walcott and Charles D. Walcott, many of them in the field. Includes note on proper pronunciation of "Vaux."

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(Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1989

Topic

  • Women
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Art
  • Secretaries
  • Museums
  • Plants
  • History
  • Scientific illustration
  • Paleontology
  • Art objects
  • Art--History
  • Biography
  • Botany
  • Museum publications
  • Women--History

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