Agnes Chase

ID: SIA2009-4226 and SA-1289

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1950

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 5, Folder 30

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Agnes Chase (1869-1963), Honorary Curator of the United States National Herbarium at the Smithsonian Institution and Botanist at the United States Department of Agriculture, is seated at a table holding up a herbarium sheet with a grass specimen. Chase specialized in the study of grasses and conducted extensive field work in South America.


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


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 5, Folder 30

Contact information

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


c. 1950

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  • Women
  • Botanical specimens
  • Agrostology
  • Botany
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Employees
  • Grasses
  • History
  • National Collections
  • Women--History
  • Botanists
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-4226 and SA-1289

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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