Photographs of Women with Doctorates in Mathematics

The following is a list of mathematicians, all but one a woman, who provided photographs when they submitted biographical and bibliographical information in the years 1981 through 1987 (for this information, see 2006.3037.01). Unless otherwise indicated, there is one black and white photograph for each person listed. In a few cases, other items related to a woman are listed.
Beatrice Aitchison
Frances Baker
Julia Bower
Julia Bower, Abba Newton, and Frances Baker (contributed by Julia Bower)
Sister Leonarda Burke (one color photograph)
Marguerite Darkow (four black and white photographs and one color photograph; also a note from Marguerite Darkow’s sister, Felice Darkow, and a business card of their mother, Mrs. Martin Darkow, for piano instruction)
Sister Elizabeth Frisch
Cleota Fry
Nola Haynes
Anna Henriques (with return envelope)
Rosella Kanarik (one color photograph)
Caroline Lester
Dorothy McCoy (one black and white photograph and one color photograph)
Andrewa Noble (two black and white photographs, one with a negative)
Katharine O’Brien
Irene Price
Mabel Reavis
Annita Tuller
R. K. Wakerling (husband of Virginia Wakerling)
Virginia Wakerling
Currently not on view
Object Name
photographs, group of
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: .5 cm x 27 cm x 20 cm; 3/16 in x 10 5/8 in x 7 7/8 in
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Science & Mathematics
Women Mathematicians
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Women Mathematicians
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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