Margaret Mann Lesley (1891-1988)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5268]

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

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Summary

Geneticist and cytologist Margaret Mann Lesley (1891-1988) earned a Ph.D. from University of California in 1921 and worked primarily at the Department of Horticulture, University of California Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside, California; she published extensively with her husband James W. Lesley (1888-1982) on tomato breeding and genetics. She was known for her cytological analyses.

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

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  • Women scientists
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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5268]

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