Cornelia Maria Clapp (1849-1934)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0112]

Creator: Clapp, Cornelia M

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

Clapp was a noted biology professor at Mount Holyoke College. She earned both the first (Syracuse, 1889) and second (Chicago, 1896) biology doctorates awarded to women in the United States. She began research at Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory from the time of its establishment in 1888; and later served as lecturer and librarian, and was elected a trustee in 1910.

Subject

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

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

Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Women scientists
  • Biology
  • Women scientists
  • Ichthyology
  • Biology

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0112]

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