Agnes Chase

ID: SIA2009-4226 and SA-1289

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1950s

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

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Summary

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.

Author

Unknown

Subject

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

Category

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, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1950

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

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

Form/Genre

  • 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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