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COLLECTION Identifier: A/K64; T-11--T-17

Margaret Noyes Kleinert oral history collection, 1954-1955


Audiotapes and transcripts of interviews conducted by Margaret Noyes Kleinert with women doctors, concerning how they came to be doctors, and the course of their careers.


  • Creation: 1954-1955

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the transcripts and audiotapes 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. Materials may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


2 folders
7 audiotapes

The Margaret Noyes Kleinert oral history collection contains audiotapes and transcripts of interviews conducted by Kleinert with women doctors, concerning how they came to be doctors, and the course of their careers.


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 number: 70-84

The audiotapes and transcripts in the Margaret Noyes Kleinert oral history collection were given to the Schlesinger Library by Margaret Noyes Kleinert prior to July 1970.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see the Papers of Margaret Noyes Kleinert, 1849-1971 (A-121).

Processing Information

Processed: April 1998

By: Kelly Grove

Updated with additional description: June 2021

By: Johanna Carll

The Schlesinger Library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.  Finding aids may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description
Processing of this collection was made possible by the Pforzheimer Fund for the Schlesinger Library, the Sybil Shainwald Fund at the Schlesinger Library, and the Jeannette Ward Fund.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

The preeminent research library on the history of women in the United States, the Schlesinger Library documents women's lives from the past and present for the future. In addition to its traditional strengths in the history of feminisms, women’s health, and women’s activism, the Schlesinger collections document the intersectional workings of race and ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class in American history.

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