Matilda Moldenhauer Brooks (b. 1890)

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

Creator: Scott, Julian P

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: Before February 1927

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

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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.

Creator

Scott, Julian P

Subject

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

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

Before February 1927

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

  • Plants
  • Botany

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0392]