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Overview: Tapes and transcripts of oral histories and supporting documentation from the Women in the Federal Government Oral History Project, an oral history project of the Schlesinger Library.
Overview: The Janet W. McArthur papers are the product of McArthur’s career as a professor of, and researcher in, gynecology and endocrinology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital from 1943 to 1984.
Overview: 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.
Overview: Leona Baumgartner (1902-1991), A.B., 1923, University of Kansas; M.A., 1925, University of Kansas; Ph.D., 1932, Yale University; M.D., 1934, Yale University, was the first female Commissioner of Public Health for New York City, 1954 to1962, and later became an Assistant Director of the Agency for International Development, a position she held until 1965. She was named Visiting Professor of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, in 1966, where she served until her retirement in 1972.
Overview: Lynne McArthur Reid (born 1923), M.B. and B.S., 1946, University of Melbourne School of Medicine, Victoria, Australia, was the head of the Department of Pathology at Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and S. Burt Wolbach Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Records in the Lynne M. Reid papers were created and collected by Reid throughout the course of her career as a researcher in thoracic medicine, both in England and the United States. The...
Overview: The Mary Ellen Avery papers, 1929-2002, consist of personal and professional correspondence, teaching materials, professional activities records, grant records, articles and drafts, lectures and speeches, diaries, photographs, and other records from Avery's life and career as a pediatrician in: Boston, Massachusetts; Montreal, Quebec; and Baltimore, Maryland and as a professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, Boston, where she was the first woman to chair a major department. She was the...
Overview: Nancy J. Tarbell (born 1951) is Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs and C.C. Wang Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Tarbell’s professional work has focused on pediatric radiation oncology, specifically pediatric brain tumors. The papers reflect her work at Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, including her work on a study of Ewing’s sarcoma in minors.
Overview: Correspondence, drafts research notes, etc., documenting the preparation of volume four of Notable American Women, The Modern Period, a biographical dictionary of American women.
Overview: Correspondence, articles, speeches, notes, clippings, and awards of physician Alice Hamilton.