Minna P. Gill undated

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1951]

Creator: Harris & Ewing

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: undated

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1951

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Summary

During the 1910s, as a young woman, Washington, D.C., native Minna P. Gill was active in the women's suffrage movement and participated in many demonstrations for women's rights. After earning her B.B.A. at the University of Texas, she worked as Science Service librarian during the 1920s and 1930s and later worked in the Smithsonian library, retiring in 1955. An accomplished amateur artist, Gill was active in the Washington Arts Club and the alumni association for Alpha Phi sorority.

Subject

  • Gill, Minna P
  • Science Service
  • University of Texas
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries
  • Washington Arts Club

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Also known as: [SPI_5767]

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1951

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

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undated

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Topic

  • Women
  • Library science
  • Suffrage
  • Women librarians
  • Science and technology libraries
  • Civil rights
  • Women's rights
  • Women--Suffrage

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1951]

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