SIA RU009640, Pell, Eva J, Eva J. Pell Oral History Interview, 2017

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Summary

On 6 June 2017, Pamela M. Henson, historian with the Institutional History Program of Smithsonian Institution Archives, recorded an interview with Eva Joy Pell, Undersecretary for Science at the Smithsonian Institution from 2010 to 2014. The interview discussed her background, education, decision to pursue a career in science, her years as a professor of botany and administrator at Pennsylvania State University, and her tenure at the Smithsonian.

Subject

  • Henson, Pamela M
  • Pell, Eva J
  • Clough, G. Wayne
  • Kurin, Richard 1950-
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of the Under Secretary for Science
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
  • City University of New York City College
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Rutgers University

Notes

Electronic List in accession file.

Organization

This collection is comprised of 1interview session, totaling approximately 01:51:00 hours of recordings. There are four original audio .wav files for this session. In total, this collection is comprised of 4 original digital audio file

Repository Loc.

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

Date

2017

Topic

  • Plant diseases
  • Strategic planning
  • Plants
  • Oral histories
  • Women scientists
  • Botany
  • Interviews
  • Oral history

Form/Genre

  • Transcripts
  • Collection descriptions
  • Compact discs
  • Digital images
  • Electronic images
  • Electronic records
  • Sound recordings

Local number

SIA RU009640

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