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Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Chase, Florence Meier  Search this
Radiation Biology Laboratory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Size: 2.25w x 2.25h; Type of Image: Person, candid ; Medium: Photographic print
Photographic print
Person, candid
c. 1935
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
The image is included in Ruel P. Tolman's, former Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts, scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes, (Section C).
In her office at the Smithsonian Institution Building, or the "Castle," Florence E. Meier Chase (1902-1978) is seated in a chair looking into a microscope. Chase was a botanist with the Radiation Biology Laboratory, part of the Smithsonian's Astrophysical Observatory. Dr. Chase received her B.A. from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. from the University of Geneva in Switzerland. The image has some perforations running through it.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Tolman Scrapbook A-N
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Microscopes  Search this
Radiobiology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Botanists  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-0099 or 32399-
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div