Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898-1979), demonstrating equipment in lab

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0282]

Creator: Blodgett, Katharine Burr 1898-1979

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1938

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

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Summary

In 1938, when this publicity photograph was taken, physicist Katherine Burr Blodgett (1898-1979) worked at General Electric Research Laboratories, where she did important research in surface chemistry and thin films. She received the American Chemical Society's Garvan Medal in 1951.

Subject

  • Blodgett, Katharine Burr 1898-1979
  • General Electric Company Research Laboratory
  • American Chemical Society

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

1938

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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

  • Chemistry
  • Women scientists

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0282]