Cornelia Maria Clapp (1849-1934)

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Summary
Clapp was a noted biology professor at Mount Holyoke College. She earned both the first (Syracuse, 1889) and second (Chicago, 1896) biology doctorates awarded to women in the United States. She began research at Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory from the time of its establishment in 1888; and later served as lecturer and librarian, and was elected a trustee in 1910.
Cite as
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0112
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Subject
Clapp, Cornelia M (Cornelia Maria) 1849-1935
Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.)
University of Chicago
Mount Holyoke College
Syracuse University
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Local number
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0112]
Topic
Women scientists
Ichthyology
Biology
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Type
Black-and-white photographs