4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Women in science.

  1. Vera C. Rubin papers, 1781-2014

    86,000 items. 242 containers plus 17 oversize. 104 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer. Correspondence, writings, lecture notes and illustrations, observation logs, astronomical data, photographs, reports, and other papers relating to Rubin's career as an astronomer specializing in the movement of galaxies and in the existence of dark matter in the universe as well as her involvement in professional organizations and her efforts to promote women in science.

  2. Maxine Singer papers, 1950-2004

    23,600 items. 69 containers plus 1 oversize. 27.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biochemist, science advocate, and administrator. Correspondence, laboratory notebooks, subject files, research material, reports, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous items documenting Singer's genetic research, science advocacy, and administrative service with various scientific institutes and organizations, including her tenure as president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

  3. Nina V. Fedoroff papers, 1914-2008

    24,150 items. 66 containers plus 6 oversize. 27.6 linear feet. 24,247 digital files (7.18 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Molecular biologist, geneticist, educator, and science and technology advisor to the United States Department of State. Correspondence, notes, subject files, writings, and speeches relating primarily to Fedoroff’s career as a scientist and professor and to her involvement in professional organizations from 1975 to 2008.

  4. Rita R. Colwell papers, 1931-2004

    149,000 items. 425 containers plus 1 classified and 16 oversize. 165 linear feet. 11,000 digital files (1.15 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National Science Foundation director, microbiologist, educator, and administrator. Correspondence, writings, speeches, clippings, notes, meeting minutes, subject files, and other papers in both physical and digital formats documenting Colwell’s tenure as National Science Foundation director and career as a microbiologist.