Dorothy Reed Mendenhall Papers
Dorothy Reed Mendenhall Papers, 1811 - 1988 (Bulk: 1890-1957)
20 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 101
Public health specialist, physician and instructor. The papers focus on the life of a woman who made pioneering contributions to the fields of pathology, public health, maternal infant health, pediatrics, and nutrition, as well as early 20th century women's medical education. Mendenhall's Smith College years and her time at Johns Hopkins Medical School are well represented. Material includes research, writings, diaries and correspondence with her son, Thomas Corwin Mendenhall (president of Smith College). Other correspondents include patients and associates, such as Julia Lathrop, Grace Abbott, Katherine Lenroot, M. Carey Thomas, Margaret Long, William MacCallum, Dr. William Henry Welch, and Edmund Wilson.
Terms of Access and Use:
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The collection is open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection without any additional restrictions.
The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to unpublished works of Dorothy Reed Mendenhall. Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission must be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use."
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