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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)EMDS/1/5/2
TitleEllen Delf-Smith Portrait
Extent1 file
DescriptionThis file relates to the portrait of Ellen Delf-Smith, arranged by Dr A Z Baker, Miss S. Weston and Miss Hyde and funded by the previous botany students of Ellen Delf-Smith. Includes:
Correspondence discussing the arrangement of a portrait of Ellen Delf-Smith, between Miss Kathleen Chesney, and Miss Sylvia M. Weston. Discusses the artist, Mr William Dring; the collection of money for the portrait and the possibility of a book prize, and the suggestion of the plans and model of the new Science Department being displayed at the presentation. March 1960 - January 1961.

An account by Ellen Delf-Smith of sitting for her portrait, and some reminiscences about changes in the Department.

Black and white photograph of the pastel portrait of Ellen Delf-Smith by William Dring.

Handwritten notes by Ellen Delf-Smith for her speech of thanks for her portrait. Includes a history of the Botany Department, the changes that she had taught through, and the staff she worked with and the students she taught. Loose paper listing people and dates that Ellen Delf-Smith worked with or taught.
ArrangementArranged by function, and chronologically.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/32Smith; Ellen Delf- (1883-1980); Dr.; nee Delf, Botanist