Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium, book by naturalist and scientific illustrator Maria Sibylla MerianMerian, Maria Sibylla, 1647-1717View Full Item in Linda Hall Library
This is the first edition of Maria Sibylla Merians 'Metamorphosis of the Insects of Surinam.' The plates were made from paintings of reptiles, amphibians, insects, and tropical plants that Merian made…
Caterpillars, Butterflies and Flower, illustration by Maria Sibylla MerianArtist: Maria Sibylla MerianView Full Item in Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Fifty plates of green-house plants, a book intended for the improvement of young ladies in the art of drawingMoriarty, Henrietta Maria, acti-e 18View Full Item in Chicago Botanic Garden, Lenhardt Library
Familiar lectures on botany, practical, elementary, and physiological, by Mrs. Almira H. LincolnPhelps, Almira Hart Lincoln Mrs., 1793-1884View Full Item in University of Pittsburgh Library System (archive.org)
Specimens of the flora of South Africa, by Arabella RoupellRoupell, Arabella, 1817-1914View Full Item in Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library
Portrait of botanist Rebecca Merritt Smith AustinHucks, J. GeorgeView Full Item in California State Library
Bust-length portrait. 2013-0197. Rebecca Merritt Smith was born in Kentucky in 1832, married J. T. Austin in 1863. Arrived in California in 1865 by steamer. Beginning in 1866, she began to study nativ…
Botanist Sara Plummer Lemmon correspondence with botanist George EngelmannPlummer, Sara A. (Sara Allen), 1836-1923View Full Item in Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library
Plummer to Engelmann, 1878-1880
Portrait of Eliza Frances Andrews, author of two internationally-recognized botany textbooksRushing, S. KittrellView Full Item in New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)
Encyclopedia article about Eliza Frances Andrews. Eliza Frances Andrews was a writer, newspaper reporter, editor, columnist, social critic, scientist, and educator. By the time of her death in 1931 in…
Studies in Portulacaceæ, by Katharine Brandegee, botanist who studied flora in CaliforniaBrandegee, Katharine Layne, 1844-1920View Full Text in Harvard University
Reprinted from: Proceedings California academy science, ser.2, 1894. 4: 86-91, pl. 4.
How to know the wild flowers, the first field guide to North American wildflowers, by Frances Theodora ParsonsParsons, Frances Theodora, 1861-1952View Full Item in Library of Congress
Water-color Sketches of Plants of North America 1888 to 1910, Volume 01, by Helen SharpSharp, HelenView Full Text in Lenhardt Library of the Chicago Botanic Garden
Collection of water-color sketches by Helen Sharp of flowering plants and shrubs common to the United States, especially New England.
Photograph of botany class in the field, Winona Normal School, circa 1885Tenney, Charles AView Full Item in Minnesota Historical Society
Botany notebook of Sarah (Sallie) M. Field, Abbot Academy, class of 1904Abbot AcademyView Full Text in Phillips Academy Andover
Date supplied by cataloger. Phillips Academy Archives and Special Collections received the Sarah Moore Field Collection from the estate of Sarah M. Field in two installments between 1998-1999. From Th…
Photograph of botany class in the field, University of Chicago, 1906View Full Image in University of Michigan. Bentley Historical Library
[George Damon Fuller and students of a University of Chicago Department of Botany class.
Photograph of botany class in the lab, University of Nevada, Reno, 1908View Full Image in University of Nevada, Reno, University Libraries
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Mushrooms and other common fungi, by Flora Wambaugh Patterson, the first female plant pathologist to work for the United States Department of AgriculturePatterson, Flora W. (Flora Wambaugh), 1847-1928View Full Item in U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Photograph of botany class in the classroom, College of St. Catherine, a women’s college, circa 1912View Full Item in St. Catherine University
Internal view of a botany classroom with seven students using microscopes to study specimens.
Photograph of botanist Kate Sessions, the “Mother of Balboa Park”[Unknown]View Full Item in San Diego History Center (formerly San Diego Historical Society)
West Indian mosses, by Elizabeth Gertrude Britton, a key figure in the creation of the New York Botanical GardenBritton, Elizabeth G. (Elizabeth Gertrude), 1858-1934View Full Item in New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library
Alice Eastwood, curator of the herbarium at the California Academy of Sciences, with plant pressView Full Item in California Academy of Sciences
MSS. 142, Alice Eastwood Papers, California Academy of Sciences Archives, San Francisco, CA. Published in 18 Million Real Things, pg. 38.
Bergen’s botany : key and flora : Pacific coast ed., prepared by Alice EastwoodEastwood, Alice, 1859-1953View Full Item in University of California Libraries (archive.org)
Portrait of plant physiologist Margaret Clay Ferguson, first female president of the Botanical Society of AmericaView Full Item in Smithsonian Institution Archives
Plant physiologist Margaret Clay Ferguson (1863-1951) earned her Ph.D. at Cornell University (1901) and taught at Wellesley College from 1893 to 1932. In 1929, she was elected president of the Botanic…
Contributions to the knowledge of the life history of Pinus, by Margaret C. FergusonFerguson, Margaret Clay, 1863-View Full Item in University of California Libraries (archive.org)
Botanist Josephine Tilden, expert on algae and first female scientist hired by the University of Minnesota, with other members of a survey team from the Geological and Natural History Survey of MinnesotaView Full Item in University of Minnesota Libraries, University Archives
A survey team from the Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota, Zoological Division. Pictured are: Nachtrieb, Henry Francis, 1859-1942 Tilden, Josephine E. (Josephine Elizabeth).
Botanist Mary Agnes Chase on a plant collecting expedition in BrazilUnknownView Full Item in Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Historic Images of the Smithsonian Mary Agnes Chase (1869-1963) specialized in the study of grasses and conducted extensive field work in South America, often personally funding her research trips, as…
Clarissa Rolfs on a plant collecting expedition in BrazilChase, Agnes 1869-1963View Full Item in Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Historic Images of the Smithsonian Chase negative number 1965 from her scrapbook. Clarissa Rolfs, daughter of Peter Henry Rolfs of the Esculea Superior de Agricultura e Veterinaria do Estado de Minas…
Photograph album from Mary Agnes Chase’s plant collecting expedition in BrazilChase, Mary Agnes, 1869-1963, Hitchcock, A. S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935View Full Item in Smithsonian Institution Archives
Letters from Mary Agnes Chase’s plant collecting expedition in BrazilView Full Item in Smithsonian Field Book Project
Mary Agnes Chase composes letters to A. S. Hitchcock during her 1929-1930 trip to Brazil. Correspondence discusses her work at the Jardin Botânico in Rio de Janeiro, collecting en route to Caparaó, an…
Portrait of botanist Mary Agnes Chase, who specialized in the study of grassesUnknownView Full Item in Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Historic Images of the Smithsonian Mary Agnes Chase (1869-1963), Honorary Curator of the United States National Herbarium at the Smithsonian Institution and Botanist at the United States Department of…
Letter and photograph from botanist Ynez Mexia’s plant collecting expedition in BrazilMexia, YnezView Full Item in UC Berkeley, Bioscience & Natural Resources Library
One person present, name unknown
Southern wild flowers and trees, by Alice LounsberryLounsberry, AliceView Full Item in NCSU Libraries (archive.org)
The wild flower book for young people, by Alice LounsberryLounsberry, AliceView Full Item in Cornell University Library
Botanist and first female scientist at the United States Forest Service, Eloise Gerry in the labView Full Image in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
UW-Madison faculty member Eloise Gerry in her laboratory. In 1936, Dr. Gerry was hailed in one newspaper article as, "The only woman scientist in her field in the world, so far as is known... [her] wo…
Plant pathologist Ruth Colvin Starrett McGuire in the labUnited States Department of AgricultureView Full Item in Smithsonian Institution Archives
Ruth Colvin Starrett McGuire (1893-1950) was a plant pathologist known for her work on sugar cane diseases. She attended Indiana University (A.B., 1914; M.A., 1916) and worked at the U.S. Department o…
Botanist Elzada Clover, the first to catalog plant life in the Grand Canyon, on the Nevills Expedition on the Green and Colorado RiversView Full Image in University of Utah - J. Willard Marriott Library
Botanist and professor Elzada Clover distributes frozen water lily buds to botany studentsUniversity of Michigan. News and Information ServiceView Full Image in University of Michigan. Bentley Historical Library
Katherine Esau, recipient of the National Medal of Science for her work on plant anatomy, standing in a beet fieldUnknownView Full Item in UC Santa Barbara, Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Esau, recently emigrated from Germany, began her career working in Oxnard for a sugar beet seed production company, using her skills and experience in plant breeding.
Katherine Esau with other botany faculty at University of California DavisUnknownView Full Item in UC Santa Barbara, Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Botany department faculty at University of California College of Agriculture, Davis. From left, Katherine Esau, Wilfred Robbins, Herbert Currier, Elliot Weier, Alden Crafts, Ralph Stocking.
Microscopic photograph of longitudinal section of the stem of a pine tree, by Katherine EsauEsau, Katherine, 1898-1997View Full Item in UC Santa Barbara, Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Longitudinal (tangential) section of the stem of a pine tree. Photo taken with a light microscope and magnified 50 times.
Photograph of botany class in the lab, Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women, 1941Rittase, William M.View Full Item in Temple University
Four students shown in botany class laboratory, working on a laboratory exercise or experiment with plant cuttings. With description
Bacteriologist and plant pathologist Agnes J. Quirk in the labView Full Item in Smithsonian Institution Archives
Agnes J. Quirk was a plant pathologist in the U.S. Department of Agricultures Laboratory of Plant Pathology, where she worked on crown gall disease. Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s…
Nobel prize-winning botanist and cytogeneticist Barbara McClintock in the labView Full Item in Smithsonian Institution Archives
Barbara McClintock (1902-1992), Department of Genetics, Carnegie Institution at Cold Spring Harbor, New York, shown in her laboratory. This photograph was distributed when McClintock received the Amer…
Alma Whiffen Barksdale, mycologist and senior botanist at the New York Botanical GardenView Full Item in Smithsonian Institution Archives
After earning Ph.D. in botany from University of North Carolina, Alma Whiffen Barksdale (1916-1981) worked as a mycologist at The Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan, where she discovered cycloheximid…
Marine botanist Margaret Hayes in the labSIO Photographic LaboratoryView Full Item in UC San Diego, Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (http://libraries.ucsd.edu/collections/sca/) This digital image is a surrogate of an item from the SIO Photographic Laboratory Photog…
Botanist Agnes Hansen in the lab at the University of MinnesotaPhotographic LaboratoryView Full Item in University of Minnesota Libraries
Botanist Naomi Chapman Woodroof, one of the first two women in the United States to hold a degree in agricultureView Full Item in New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)
Photograph of biologist Naomi Chapman Woodroof. Wearing a light blue dress, she stands in front of tall shrubs. Formosa lilies grow next to her. Woodroof, one of the first two women in the United Stat…
Botanist Marie-Helene Sachet with the Abutilon sachet, a rare flowering tree named for herKrantz, VictorView Full Item in Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Historic Images of the Smithsonian Featured in the Torch, January 1983 Dr. Marie-Helene Sachet with the Abutilon sachet (a rare plant that was named after her). She joined the Smithsonian in 1966. At…
Botanist Judith Croxdale in the lab with botany studentsMiller, JeffView Full Image in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Judith Croxdale (right), UW-Madison botany department, in a lab with undergraduate science students Jessica Gross (center) and Megan Moore (left).