Mary Vaux Walcott Leaves Bequest to SI

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Summary

Mary Vaux Walcott, the wife of Charles D. Walcott, dies and bequeaths $400,000 to the Smithsonian Institution to be added to the fund Dr. Walcott and she had previously established for geological research and publication.

Subject

Walcott, Mary Vaux 1860-1940

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Oehser, Paul H. The Smithsonian Institution. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970, p. 58.

Contact information

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

Date

1940

Topic

  • Geology
  • Gifts
  • Museums
  • Museum publications

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