Scudder, Ida Sophia, 1870-1960

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1870-12-09
Death 1960-05-24

Biographical notes:

Medical missionary and physician (Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania and Cornell Medical College, M.D., 1899), Scudder, who had been born in India to missionary parents, returned to build a hospital and found and head the Vellore Christian Medical College, the first Christian medical school in South India to train women doctors. For further information, see Notable American Women, the Modern Period.

From the description of Additional papers, 1897-1976 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 528755235

From the description of Papers, 1843-1976 (inclusive), 1888-1960 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122557394

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Subjects:

  • Missions
  • Women in science
  • Medical colleges
  • Missionaries, Medical
  • Women physicians
  • Women missionaries
  • Friendship
  • Family records
  • Hospitals

Occupations:

  • Missionaries
  • Physicians

Places:

  • India (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)