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COLLECTION Identifier: A-121

Papers of Margaret Noyes Kleinert, 1849-1969


Correspondence, biographical material, reports, etc., of Margaret Noyes Kleinert, physician.


  • Creation: 1849-1969


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. #73+ contains fragile material and is closed; use photocopies in folder #74.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Margaret Noyes Kleinert as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


3.59 linear feet ((4+1/2 file boxes, 1 oversize box) plus 1 folio folder, 1 supersize folder, 1 photograph folder, 1 folio photograph folder)

The papers of Margaret Kleinert contain biographical material; articles by Kleinert; correspondence, clippings, and other materials articles documenting women in medicine; and correspondence, clippings, printed material, and other materials relating to the New England Hospital for Women and Children, American Medical Women's Association, and the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania.


Margaret Noyes Kleinert was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1879. She received her MD from Woman's Medical College in Pennsylvania (1903) and was a postgraduate at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston. She opened a private practice in Boston, and was involved in numerous professional organizations.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: 1612, 1649, 71-M106

The papers of Margaret Noyes Kleinert were given to the Schlesinger Library by Margaret Noyes Kleinert between May 1956 and August 1971.

Related Materials

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Margaret Noyes Kleinert Oral history collection, 1954-1955 A/K64 ).


The following items have been removed from the collection and catalogued separately:

  1. Memoir of Susan Dimock. Boston 1875
  2. Waite, Frederick C. History of the New England Female Medical College. Boston University School of Medicine. Boston 1950


  1. Box 1: 1-25
  2. Box 2: 26-46
  3. Box 3: 47-58
  4. Box 4: 59-71, 74
  5. Oversize Box 5: 75o
  6. Box 6: 76-81, 83
Kleinert, Margaret Noyes, 1879-1971. Papers of Margaret Noyes Kleinert, 1849-1969: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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Repository Details

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