Carrie M. Derick (1862-1941), Standing Outside Building

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The botanist Carrie M. Derick (1862-1941) was the first female university professor in Canada, and became a full professor at McGill University in 1912. This photograph may have been taken by journalist Watson Davis at the British Association of Science meeting, Toronto, Canada, August 1924.


  • Derick, Carrie Matilda 1862-1941
  • British Association of Science
  • McGill University

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0430

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  • Plants
  • Women scientists
  • Botany


Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0430]

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Gelatin silver prints

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