Louise Pearce (1885-1959)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1422]

Creator: Pearce, Louise 1885-1959

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

Physician and pathologist Louise Pearce (1885-1959) was known for her work on sleeping sickness. She trained at Stanford University (A.B., 1907) and Johns Hopkins University (M.D., 1912). After working for many years at the Rockefeller Institute, she became president of Women's Medical College in Philadelphia, 1946-1951. Pearce received honorary doctorates from Wilson College (1947), Beaver College (1948), Bucknell University (1950), Skidmore (1950), and Women's Medical College in Philadelphia (1952).

Subject

  • Pearce, Louise 1885-1959
  • Stanford University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Rockefeller Institute
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Wilson College (Chambersburg, Pa.)
  • Beaver College
  • Skidmore College
  • Bucknell University

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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Topic

  • Epidemics
  • Pathology
  • Women scientists
  • Medicine
  • Diseases
  • Epidemic encephalitis

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1422]