Cornelia Maria Clapp (1849-1934), sitting at desk

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0111]

Creator: Scott, Julian P

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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

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Summary

Ichthyologist Cornelia Maria Clapp (1849-1934) earned both the first (Syracuse, 1889) and second (Chicago, 1896) biology doctorates awarded to women in the United States. She spent most of her career as professor of biology at Mount Holyoke College and, every summer, continued her research on fish development at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole.

Creator

Scott, Julian P

Subject

  • Clapp, Cornelia M (Cornelia Maria) 1849-1935
  • University of Chicago
  • Syracuse University
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.)

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

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

  • Ichthyology
  • Women scientists
  • Biology

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0111]