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Radcliffe "Women in Science" Exhibit, (1936). Records of the Radcliffe "Women in Science" Exhibit, 1935-1940: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: B-6
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Radcliffe "Women in Science" Exhibit, (1936)
Title: Records of the Radcliffe "Women in Science" Exhibit, 1935-1940
Date(s): 1935-1940
Quantity: 7.51 linear feet (18 file boxes) plus 1 folio folder)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, financial records, clippings, etc., of Radcliffe "Women in Science" Exhibit, which was held July-September 1936, in connection with Harvard's Tercentenary.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 52-54
The papers of the Women in Science Exhibit were deposited with the Schlesinger Library in July 1952 by Anna Eveleth Holman.

Processing Information:

Re-processed: February 1977

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the Radcliffe "Women in Science" Exhibit is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Records may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Radcliffe "Women in Science" Exhibit Records, 1935-1940; item description, dates. B-6, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

HISTORY

The Women In Science Exhibit was held July-September 26, 1936 in connection with Harvard's Tercentenary. Anna E. Holman was the chairman of the organizing committee.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The papers are divided into two series: Series I is mainly correspondence about the exhibit and lists of women scientists, with some newsclippings, financial records, etc. Series II consists of publications which made up the exhibit: articles by women doing research in astronomy, biology, geology, chemistry, physics and the medical sciences. These are filed alphabetically, by the name of the author. In cases where the publications were returned, the scientist is listed alphabetically but in parentheses.

CONTAINER LIST

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Articles
Astronomers
Biologists
Botanists
Chemists
Geologists
Physicists
Scientists
Scientists--United States
Women in medicine
Women in medicine--Statistics
Women in science--United States
Women scientists
Abbott, Maude E. (Maude Elizabeth), 1869-1940
Comstock, Ada Louise, 1876-1973
Cronkhite, Bernice Brown, 1893-1983
Deichmann, Elisabeth, 1896-1975
Dunham, Ethel Collins, 1883-1969
Eliot, Martha M. (Martha May), 1891-1978
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970
Hoffleit, Dorrit
Holman, Anna Eveleth, 1892-1969
Radcliffe College--Alumni and alumnae
Sabin, Florence Rena, 1871-1953
Wolbach, Anna F. Wellington, 1882?-1969

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