Women in medicine
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Elizabeth Blackwell family papers
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
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...