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Blackwell, Elizabeth, 1821-1910



  • Existence: 1821 - 1910

Biographical Note

Geneva Medical College graduate, 1849. First woman to earn M.D.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Capital campaign records, 1981-2012

Identifier: Archives RG-04-05

Hobart and William Smith Colleges has embarked on many capital campaigns throughout its history. The campaigns are typically designed to raise money for the endowment, for scholarships, and for specific building and renovation projects. This record group contains materials from the 1984, 1994, and 2006 capital campaigns.

Dates: 1981-2012

Elizabeth Blackwell family papers

Identifier: SC-73

Elizabeth Blackwell is a 1849 graduate of the Geneva Medical College making her the first woman in the United States to obtain a medical degree. She spent much of her following career advocating for women's access to the field of medicine as well as women's medical care. This collection contains several pamphlets authored by Dr. Blackwell in addition to materials related to other members of the Blackwell family.

Dates: 1848, 1869-1948

Elizabeth Blackwell support materials, 1846-2003

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-61
Scope and Contents Collection contains a variety of material related to Elizabeth Blackwell including articles written by and about her, newspaper clippings, correspondence, a copy of a play about her life, pamphlets, press release, an eye witness account of her graduation, information on Kilmun, Scotland where she is buried, information on descendants, and copies of enrollment cards from the Woman's Medical College at the New York Infirmary.The collection does not contain any of Elizabeth...
Dates: 1846-2003

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Women in medicine 2
Academic libraries -- Designs and plans 1
Art -- Exhibitions 1
Campus planning 1
College buildings -- Design and construction 1