Mary Blade, standing at blackboard

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0254]

Creator: Blade, Mary

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: October 1946

Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

In 1946, when this photograph was taken, Mary Blade was the only woman on the Cooper Union engineering faculty (where she initially taught drawing, mathematics and design) and one of few women on any engineering faculty in the United States. Blade was an avid and accomplished mountain climber.

Subject

  • Blade, Mary
  • Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

October 1946

Restrictions & Rights

All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Engineering
  • Women engineers

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0254]