Mary Engle Pennington (1872-1952)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1451]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1940

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-1451

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Summary

Chemist Mary Engle Pennington (1872-1952), an expert on the refrigeration of perishable foods, had just been chosen by the American Chemical Society as the 1940 recipient of the Francis P. Garvan Gold Medal to honor outstanding achievement in science by a woman. Pennington had attended the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D., 1895) and worked at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1905-1919, before becoming a private consultant in 1922.

Subject

  • Pennington, Mary Engle 1872-1952
  • American Chemical Society
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • United States Department of Agriculture

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-1451

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1940

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Topic

  • Chemistry
  • Women scientists

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1451]

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