Women in glaciology, a historical perspective

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Includes information about Mary Morris Vaux Walcott, wife of fourth Smithsonian Secretary, Charles Doolittle Walcott, who explored the Canadian Rockies and their glaciers with her family.


  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Walcott, Mary Vaux 1860-1940


Smithsonian History Bibliography

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Journal of Glaciology Vol. 56. No. 200 (Journal)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


December 2010


  • Glaciology
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Women paleontologists
  • Glaciers
  • Explorers, Women



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Number of pages : 21; Page numbers : 944-9641-475

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