Margaret Clay Ferguson (1863-1951)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0573]

Creator: Ferguson, Margaret Clay 1863-1951

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

Plant physiologist Margaret Clay Ferguson (1863-1951) earned her Ph.D. at Cornell University (1901) and taught at Wellesley College from 1893 to 1932. In 1929, she was elected president of the Botanical Society of America, the first woman to hold that office.

Subject

  • Ferguson, Margaret Clay 1863-1951
  • Wellesley College
  • Cornell University
  • Botanical Society of America

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

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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

  • Women scientists
  • Plants
  • Botany

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0573]