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Kathleen Beyer Blackburn, (1892-1968) seated

Title:
Kathleen Beyer Blackburn, (1892-1968) seated
Summary:
Blackburn was a distinguished British botanist who discovered that "plants as well as animals have in their cells bits of living matter known as the sex chromosomes" (Science News Letter, 1926). From 1918-1958, she was a member of the Botany Department at Armstrong College (later called King's College), Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Blackburn coauthored frequently with botanist J.W. Heslop-Harrison
Cite As:
Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives
Topics:
Women scientists, Botany, Chromosomes, Cytology
Subjects:
Heslop-Harrison, John William 1881-1967, Blackburn, Kathleen Beyer 1892-1968, King¡s College (University of Durham)
Form/Genre:
Black-and-white photographs
Local Number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0251]
Full Record:
http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!siarchives&uri=full=3100001~!290315~!0#focus
Kathleen Beyer Blackburn, (1892-1968) seated, Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0251].

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