The Board of Regents establishes the Mary Vaux Walcott Fund for Publications in Botany. The $60,000 fund is derived from the sale of "North American Wild Flowers," the volume of 400 watercolor plates of wildflowers painted by Mrs. Walcott and published under her supervision and subsidy.
Walcott, Mary Vaux 1860-1940
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1952, p. 8
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