Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970

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Dates:
Birth 1869-02-27
Death 1970-09-22
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

A physician who was the first woman professor at Harvard University, Hamilton also worked as a resident researcher at Hull House, a researcher of industrial poisons for the U.S. Department of Labor, and was a member of the League of Nations Health Organization and of President Hoover's Committee on Social Trends. For further information, see Notable American Women, The Modern Period (1980); Hamilton's autobiography, Exploring the Dangerous Trades (1942); and Barbara Sicherman, Alice Hamilton: A Life in Letters (1984).

From the description of Papers, 1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122471496

A physician who was the first woman professor at Harvard University, Hamilton also worked as a resident researcher at Hull House, a researcher of industrial poisons for the U.S. Department of Labor, and a member of the League of Nations Health Organization and of President Hoover's Committe on Social Trends. For further information see Notable American Women, The Modern Period; Hamilton's autobiography, Exploring the Dangerous Trades (Boston: Little, Brown, 1942); and Barbara Sicherman, Alice Hamilton: A Life in Letters (Camb., MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1984).

From the description of Papers 1909-1965 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006621

Epithet: daughter of the executor of George Every

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x00033e

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Subjects:

  • Women scientists
  • Liberty
  • Women in science
  • Medicine, Industrial
  • Occupational diseases
  • World War, 1939-1945--Food supply
  • Work environment
  • Friendship
  • Factories--Inspection
  • Chemicals
  • Birth control--Religious aspects--Catholic Church
  • Equal rights amendments
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Women physicians
  • World War, 1914-1918--Food supply
  • Child labor
  • Industrial toxicology
  • Antisemitism
  • Conscientious objectors
  • World War, 1939-1945--Refugees
  • Household employees
  • Working class
  • Scientists
  • Sacco--Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921
  • Women in medicine

Occupations:

  • Scientists
  • Physicians

Places:

  • Belgium (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • New England (as recorded)