Summary

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.

Subject

Walcott, Mary Vaux 1860-1940

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1952, p. 8

Contact information

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

Date

1952

Topic

  • Women
  • Gifts
  • Museums
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Museum publications

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