Monthly Archives: May 2016

Williamina Paton Fleming

Thanks to librarian Sam Kome, who passed along this clipping from the Library of Congress archive of an article about Fleming in a newspaper from North Dakota October 18, 1906. Willison, Williams County, N.D.  The headline notes that “Mrs. Fleming … Continue reading

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Mary Putnam Jacobi

Thank you to Chemist Katherine Van Heuvelen, who pointed out this book: in which Jacobi is the first woman featured.  According to the the book, Jacobi was the “first woman admitted to France’s École du  Médecine.” An Amazon review by … Continue reading

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