Elizabeth Caroline Crosby (1888-1983), sitting in lab with microscope

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0729]

Creator: Crosby, Elizabeth Caroline

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

A well-known authority on the anatomy of the brain, Elizabeth Caroline Crosby (1888-1983) was first woman to receive a full professorship at the University of Michigan Medical School and was a recipient of the National Medal of Science in 1979. This photo was distributed in connection with her 1950 award from the American Association of University Women.

Subject

  • Crosby, Elizabeth Caroline 1888-
  • American Association of University Women

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

Topic

  • University of Michigan
  • Women scientists
  • Brain
  • Anatomy
  • Brain--Anatomy
  • University of Michigan
  • Women scientists

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0729]

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