Eisenberg, Carola papers, 1945-2006 (inclusive), 1977-2006 (bulk). H MS c254

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Carola Eisenberg (born 1917), B.A., 1933, Liceo Nacional De Senoritas, Buenos Aires, Argentina; M.A., 1935, School of Psychiatric Social Work, Hospicio De Las Mercedes, Buenos Aires, Argentina; M.D., 1944, University of Buenos Aires, is a psychiatrist and medical educator. Eisenberg served as Dean for Student Affairs at both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, from 1972 to 1978 (the first woman to hold that position) and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, from 1978 to 1990.
The Carola Eisenberg papers (1977-2006) consist of lectures given by Eisenberg at conferences, commencements, and other events primarily on the topic of women in medicine, often accompanied by related records. The collection also includes letters of recommendation and associated correspondence between Eisenberg and students, admission committees, and employers, and assorted personal papers, including correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings from her period of service as the Dean of Student Affairs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at Harvard Medical School.

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