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Woman's Education Association (Boston, Mass.)


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Collection on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Woman's Laboratory

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080032145234]
Identifier: AC-0298
Abstract Ellen Swallow Richards, the first woman awarded a degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with the generous cooperation of the Woman's Education Association of Boston which purchased microscopes and other apparatus, worked to establish a laboratory for women to study chemical analysis, mineralogy, and chemistry in space provided by MIT. According to the October 1876 announcement, "The courses are intended for such as may be able to devote their whole time to the work,...
Dates: 1867 - 1922; Majority of material found within 1873 - 1883