Cornelia Maria Clapp (1849-1934)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0113]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0113

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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
  • Syracuse University
  • University of Chicago
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0113

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

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Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Biology
  • Women scientists

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0113]