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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.
This collection contains documents relating to the genesis and the early years of the Geneva Medical College and how it became a part of Hobart College (then called Geneva College). Materials include circulars and annual catalogues listing students and faculty of the Geneva Medical College along with documents that describe the hardships of the medical college, notably the difficult relationship between the Board of Trustees and the Medical Faculty.