The Resource Katharine R. Sturgis papers

Katharine R. Sturgis papers

Label
Katharine R. Sturgis papers, 1852 - 1985
Title
Katharine R. Sturgis papers
Inclusive dates
1852 - 1985
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Katharine Rosenbaum Guest Boucot Sturgis was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1903. She received her undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and entered the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1935. She was forced to leave school when she contracted tuberculosis, but later resumed her studies and earned her medical degree in 1940. Sturgis became a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1951 and was elected its first female president in 1972. The Katharine R. Sturgis papers house the personal and professional papers of Katharine R. Sturgis. This collection dates from 1852 to 1985, with bulk dates from 1948 to 1979, and includes medical papers (manuscripts and reprints) by Sturgis, many related to lung cancer; notes and texts for speeches and addresses given by Sturgis; reports and memoranda from various institutions and associations; professional correspondence, both with individual colleagues and related to involvement with various groups and institutions; and diplomas and certificates awarded to Sturgis throughout her career
Cataloging source
US-PPCP
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1903-
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Sturgis, Katharine Boucot Rosenbaum
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1891-
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Sturgis, Samuel Booth
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  • College of Physicians of Philadelphia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Tuberculosis
  • Women in Medicine
  • Physicians
Label
Katharine R. Sturgis papers
Link
http://cpparchives.org/repositories/2/resources/79
Instantiates
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
xxx
Content type code
other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
8.64 Linear feet
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Katharine R. Sturgis papers
Link
http://cpparchives.org/repositories/2/resources/79
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
xxx
Content type code
other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
8.64 Linear feet
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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