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Wilson, Lucy, 1888-
Oral history interview with Lucy Wilson, 1978 October 4 and December 6.
Family background, growing up in Indiana with her widowed mother and maternal grandparents; social and educational experiences in high school, college at Wellesley, diverse studies, teaching experiences at Mount Holyoke College; graduate study at Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D. 1917; work with Robert W. Wood, other faculty; career as professor of physics and Dean of students at Wellesley College, 1917-1954; studies at University of Manchester with William Bragg, 1924; comments on women physicists and on their status in general. Also prominently mentioned are: Joseph Ames, Mabel Chase, Dorothy Heyworth, Elizabeth Laird, and Louise McDowell.
Ames, Joseph Sweetman, 1864-1943.
Bragg, William Henry, 1862-1942
Chase, Mabel
Heyworth, Dorothy
Laird, Elizabeth Rebecca, 1874-1969
McDowell, Louise S.
Wilson, Lucy, 1888-
Wood, Robert Williams, 1868-1955.
Johns Hopkins University.
Mount Holyoke College.
University of Manchester
Wellesley College.
Physics -- Study and teaching.
Women in science.
Women physicists.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
Transcripts. aat
Sopka, Katherine Russell interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA