Mary Agnes Chase on Horseback with Others in Brazil 1929

ID: SIA2009-2574 and 96-550 and Chase # 1966

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1929

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

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Summary

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, is on horseback along side a man on horseback. There is an unidentified man standing behind another horse in front of a wood hut. She is on an expedition in Brazil to collect grass specimens for the Grass Herbarium at the United States National Herbarium at the Smithsonian.

Author

Unknown

Subject

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

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 1966

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

c. 1929

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Explorations and Expeditions
  • Grasses
  • Personnel management
  • Women
  • Employees
  • Collectors and collecting
  • National Collections
  • Botany
  • 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

SIA2009-2574 and 96-550 and Chase # 1966

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 2.5 w x 4 h; Type of Image: Group, Candid; Medium: Photographic print

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