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Wanda Margarite Kirkbride Farr (1895-1983)

Wanda Margarite Kirkbride Farr (1895-1983)
Farr, Clifford Harrison
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Wanda Margarite Kirkbride (1895-1983) was completing graduate work in chemistry at Columbia University when she met and married Clifford Harrison Farr. When Clifford died in 1928, while they were living in St. Louis, Wanda Farr carried on with her research and eventually became Director of the Cellulose Laboratories at the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research in Yonkers, New York, doing pioneering work on cellulose synthesis and plastids.
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Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives
Women scientists, Chemistry
Farr, Clifford Harrison 1879-1928, Farr, Wanda K, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Columbia University
Black-and-white photographs
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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0536]
Full Record:!siarchives&uri=full=3100001~!290927~!0#focus
Wanda Margarite Kirkbride Farr (1895-1983)

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