Mary Agnes Chase in Brazil

ID: SIA2009-2576 and 96-544 and Chase # 1970

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1929

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

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Summary

On an expedition to Brazil in 1929, Mary Agnes Chase, honorary curator of the Grass Herbarium, United States National Herbarium, Smithsonian Institution, is standing beside a horse. Chase's colleague is standing next to her. They are standing in an area with tall grass. Chase is looking up at him. Mary Agnes Chase, botanist with the United States Department of Agriculture and honorary curator of the Grass Herbarium at the United States National Herbarium, Smithsonian Institution, went on an expedition to Brazil in 1929 to collect botanical specimens. Mary Agnes Chase was a botanist specializing in the study of grasses.

Author

Unknown

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Album has been rehoused; Original location was RU229, Box 16; Current location is RU229, Box 20, Album 1. Chase negative number 1970

Contained within

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

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

  • Explorations and Expeditions
  • Grasses
  • Personnel management
  • Women
  • Employees
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Tropical Biology
  • Botany
  • National Collections
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Field Work
  • Botanical specimens
  • History
  • Plants
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Agrostology
  • Women--History
  • Botanists
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • South America
  • Brazil

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-2576 and 96-544 and Chase # 1970

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 2 x 5; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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