Clarissa Rolfs of Brazil

ID: 96-551

Creator: Chase, Agnes 1869-1963

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1929

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 229 Box 20, Photo Album #1

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Summary

Clarissa Rolfs, daughter of Peter Henry Rolfs of the Esculea Superior de Agricultura e Veterinaria do Estado de Minas Geraes, Brazil, with horse on botanical field trip with Mary Agnes Chase of the Smithsonian. Chase was a botanist with the United States Department of Agriculture and honorary curator of grasses at the United States National Herbarium at the Smithsonian Institution, and she conducted extensive field work in South America.

Author

Chase, Agnes 1869-1963

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Chase negative number 1965 from her scrapbook.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 229 Box 20, Photo Album #1

Contact information

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

Date

1929

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Field Work
  • Rolfs, Clarissa
  • Explorations and Expeditions
  • Grasses
  • History
  • Women
  • Plants
  • Tropical Biology
  • Collectors and collecting
  • National Collections
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Agrostology
  • Women--History
  • Botany

Place

  • South America
  • Brazil
  • Latin America

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

96-551

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 2 x 4; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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