Helen Kemp Archbold Porter (1899-1987)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1667]

Creator: Porter, Helen Kemp Archbold

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 Helen Kemp Archbold Porter (1899-1987) had just become the first woman to hold a chair at the Imperial College of Science and Technology when the British Information Services distributed this photograph. The press release noted that she had been a Fellow of the Royal Society since 1956, and associated with the Imperial College since 1921.

Subject

  • Porter, Helen Kemp Archbold 1899-1987
  • Imperial College of Science and Technology
  • Royal Society (Great Britain)

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

Topic

  • Plant diseases
  • Women scientists
  • Plant diseases
  • Women scientists

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1667]

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