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Women scientists -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Dian Fossey papers

 Collection — Box 1: [310183630351434]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00386
Overview The collection documents the professional and personal life of Dian Fossey, a scientist studying gorillas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (then Zaire).
Dates: 1964-1990

Dorothy Wrinch papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00178
Overview Crystallographer, Biochemist, Mathematician, Physicist. Papers contain original manuscripts; models; printed material; publications and writings; notebooks and scrapbooks; as well as extensive correspondence which illuminate her research and views on crystal structure, cyclols, peptides, mineral twins, x-ray methods, insulin, and polyhedra.
Dates: 1901-1983; Majority of material found within 1919-1975

Elizabeth Thompson Bunce papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00411
Overview Marine geophysicist. Papers contain a transcript of an oral history interview, professional correspondence, biographical material, photographs, and awards and citations.
Dates: 1936-1986; Majority of material found within 1962-1980

Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00130
Overview Ellen Richards was a chemist and professor. She taught analysis of water, sewage, and air, and devised the first water purity tests. Involved in home economics movement, Richards introduced ideas of nutritious lunches in schools and systematic domestic science instruction. Materials include photographs, correspondence, notes and writings.
Dates: 1882 - 1974

Employment collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00456
Overview Primarily printed materials and books, plus some unpublished writings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, pertaining to employment issues and specific occupations of women primarily in the U.S. and England. Topics include affirmative action, sex discrimination, labor organizing, child labor, immigrant workers, women in industry, jury duty, wartime work, Social Security, and protective legislation. Over eighty occupations represented include: law, academics, social work, sciences,...
Dates: 1817-1991; Majority of material found within 1920-1976

Florence Bascom papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00012
Overview Florence Bascom was a geologist and professor. The papers include biographical information, photographs, scrapbooks, sketchbooks, writings, memorabilia, financial records, and extensive personal and professional correspondence. Correspondents include Elaine Goodale Eastman, Annie Peck, Gifford Pinchot, Isabel Fothergill Smith, M. Carey Thomas, and Charles R. Van Hise. Correspondence from the Goldschmidt family is in German with English translation. Her writings include published and unpublished...
Dates: 1868 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1875-1940

Upton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00164
Overview The Upton Family papers include materials created by Cornelia Babcock Upton and Winslow Upton, and their two daughters, both graduates of Smith College. This collection includes correspondence, diaries, and notes by Cornelia Upton documenting her travels in America, Hawaii, Alaska, Africa, and the Far East. Bacteriologist Margaret Upton and librarian Eleanor Upton's papers include documents of a children's club in Providence, RI, to which they belonged.
Dates: 1853 - 1971