Archives for Women in Medicine (AWM)


Selected items from manuscript collections processed under the auspices of the Archives for Women in Medicine initiative.

Items in the Archives for Women in Medicine (AWM) Collection

Photograph of the first class of women admitted to Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1945.

Front row: Ladislas Dolores Wojcik; Doris Ruth Rubin; Ellen Ann Schwartz; Martha Joan Kern Caires; and Marjorie Jane Kirk.
Second row: JoAnn…

Harriot Kezia Hunt (1805-1875) was a medical practitioner who trained under Dr. Richard Dixon and Elizabeth Mott. She opened her own medical consulting room in Boston in 1835 without a diploma. She applied to Harvard Medical School for the first time…

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