(clockwise from left): Agnes J. Quirk, Helen Morgenthau Fox (1884-1974), and Florence Hedges (1878-1956)

Subject: Hedges, Florence 1878-1956

       Quirk, Agnes J

       Fox, Helen Morgenthau 1884-1974

       United States Dept. of Agriculture

 

Type: Black-and-White Prints

 

Topic: Botany

     Plant diseases

     Women scientists

 

Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-3595]

 

Summary: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) botanists Agnes J. Quirk, Helen Morgenthau Fox (1884-1974), and Florence Hedges (1878-1956). Quirk was assistant to the senior plant pathologist, USDA, 1901-1927, and served as head of the laboratory, 1928-1948. Fox published widely on the topic of gardening with herbs. Hedges worked at USDA for much of her career.

 

Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

Persistent URL:Link to data base record

 

Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

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