Matilda Moldenhauer Brooks (b. 1890)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0392]

Creator: Scott, Julian P

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1927

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0392

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Summary

Botanist Matilda Moldenhauer (b. 1890) was completing graduate work at Harvard University (Ph.D., 1920) when she met biologist Sumner Cushing Brooks. During their marriage, Matilda and Sumner conducted joint research projects and coauthored such works as The Permeability of Living Cells. From 1920-1927, she worked for the U.S. Public Health Service and, after that, was on the research staff of the University of California. During the 1930s, she discovered an antidote for carbon monoxide and cyanide poisoning.

Subject

  • Brooks, Matilda Moldenhauer
  • Brooks, Sumner Cushing 1888-1948
  • Harvard University
  • United States Public Health Service
  • University of California (1868-1952)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0392

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1927
  • Before February 1927

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  • Copyright Not Evaluated

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0392]

Physical description

Photographic prints

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