Chase, A. Letters to A. S. Hitchcock written in Brazil Search this
United States National Museum, Division of Grasses, Records, 1884, 1888, 1899-1965
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 17 Folder 4
Rio de Janeiro
Mary Agnes Chase writes to Albert Spear Hitchcock about her efforts to collect specimens in Brazil in 1930. She discusses specimens collected and their environs; drying specimens; accommodations; expenses; challenges of reaching collecting sites; and colleagues and friends. Correspondence is dated and sometimes paginated. She collected in Cabo Frio, São Paulo, Uberlândia , Anápolis, Matto Grosso, Araguaya [Araguaia]; and Bolivia.