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Additional papers of Edith Banfield Jackson, 1870-1985

Collection Identifier: MC 853
Overview:

Addenda to the papers (MC 304) of Edith Banfield Jackson, pediatrician and child psychiatrist, includes correspondence with colleagues, photographs and documentation of early day care centers, family correspondence, and patient records.

Additional papers of the Blackwell family, 1851-1972 (inclusive), 1851-1935 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 715
Overview:

Diaries, correspondence, financial records, etc., of the Blackwell family

Records of the Bureau of Vocational Information, 1908-1932

Collection Identifier: B-3; M-118
Overview:

Correspondence, questionnaires, printed material, etc., of the Intercollegiate Bureau of Occupations and its predecessor Bureau of Vocational Information.

Carol C. Nadelson papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c394
Overview: The Carol C. (Cooperman) Nadelson papers are the product of Nadelson's activities as a psychiatrist and medical educator who held academic appointments at Harvard Medical School, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Simmons College, and hospital appointments at Beth Israel Hospital, Cambridge Hospital, and Children’s Hospital Boston. The collection reflects Nadelson’s work with women’s health issues, particularly women’s mental health, between the 1970s and the 2000s. Topics include the...

Carola Eisenberg papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c254
Overview:

Carola Eisenberg (born 1917), psychiatrist and medical educator, served as Dean for Student Affairs at both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1972-1978; the first woman to hold that position) and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (1978-1990). The Carola Eisenberg papers consist of Eisenberg's lectures pertaining to the role of women in medicine, her letters of recommendation, and assorted personal papers.

E. Tessa Hedley-Whyte papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c320
Overview: E. Tessa Hedley-Whyte (1937-) is an anatomic pathologist, neuropathologist, Harvard Medical School professor (1991-), and researcher for organizations such as the Alzheimer Disease Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Her papers (1956-2006) are the product of her teaching activities and research and clinical interests in brain tumors, pituitary tumors, neurodegenerative disorders, and immunohistochemistry, and include lectures and writings, professional correspondence...

Elizabeth D. Hay papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c274
Overview: Elizabeth D. (Dexter) Hay (1927-2007), B.A., 1948, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts; M.D., 1952, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, was Chair of the Department of Anatomy (later the Department of Cell Biology) at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, and the first woman to be made a full professor in a preclinical department at Harvard Medical School. The Hay papers reflect Hay’s work as a cell biologist and related professional activities, including...

Eva Neer papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c391
Overview: The Eva Neer papers, 1960-2000 (inclusive), 1980-1999 (bulk) consist of records created and collected by Eva Neer (1937-2000) throughout the course of her career as a researcher in biochemistry and cytology. Neer held positions at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Biochemistry and at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the cardiovascular division. Together with David Clapham, she was responsible for the discovery of which G protein α subunit activated the ion channel responsible for...

Family Planning Oral History Project Interviews, 1973-1977

Collection Identifier: OH-1; T-25; M-138; A1-3
Overview:

Tapes and transcripts of 24 oral histories of the Family Planning Oral History Project, an oral history project of the Schlesinger Library, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

Letters of Mary Hobart and Martha (Mattie) Suter, 1870-1924

Collection Identifier: MC 1122
Overview:

Letters, including from Dr. Mary Hobart to her friend Mattie Suter, Mattie Suter to her mother, and other letters from friends and family.

Interviews of the Black Women Oral History Project, 1976-1981

Collection Identifier: OH-31; T-32
Overview:

The Black Women Oral History Project collection consists of audiotapes and transcripts of 72 oral histories.

Interviews of the Women in the Federal Government Oral History Project, 1981-1983

Collection Identifier: OH-40; T-114
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.

Janet W. McArthur papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c326
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.

Margaret Noyes Kleinert oral history collection, 1954-1955

Collection Identifier: A/K64; T-11--T-17
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.

Papers of Margaret Noyes Kleinert, 1849-1969

Collection Identifier: A-121
Overview:

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

Leona Baumgartner papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c305
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...

Lynne M. Reid papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c156
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...

Mary Ellen Avery papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c201
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...

Nancy J. Tarbell papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c312
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.

Notable American women, the modern period, records, 1975-1980

Collection Identifier: MC 307
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.

Papers of Alice Hamilton, 1909-1987 (inclusive), 1909-1965 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: A-22; Vt-34
Overview:

Correspondence, articles, speeches, notes, clippings, and awards of physician Alice Hamilton.

Papers of Dorothy Brewer Blackall, 1912-1958

Collection Identifier: MC 192
Overview:

Correspondence, photos, clippings, etc., of Dorothy Brewer Blackall, publicity director for the New England Hospital for Women and Children.

Papers of Edith Banfield Jackson, 1907-1977

Collection Identifier: MC 304
Overview:

Correspondence, professional papers, etc., of Edith Banfield Jackson, pediatrician and child psychiatrist.

Papers of Eliza Taylor Ransom, 1888-1955

Collection Identifier: A-82
Overview:

Correspondence, photographs, articles, etc., of Eliza T. Ransom, physician and founder of the first Twilight Sleep Hospital in America.

Papers of Harriet Louise Hardy, 1910-1984

Collection Identifier: MC 387
Overview:

Papers of physician and occupational medicine specialist, Harriet Hardy.