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Ellen Swallow Richards - Scientist

Technology in America
Technology in America A History of Individuals and Ideas (Book - 1990 ) T21 .T43 1990x In-library use only in some locations

Annotation:See article by Ruth Schwartz Cowan, "Ellen Swallow Richards: Technology and Women".

Annotation:This link includes the book and a copy on microform.

Women in Science
Women in Science Antiquity Through the Nineteenth Century : A Biographical Dictionary With Annotated Bibliography By Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey (Book - 1986 ) Q141 .O34 1986 and more… In-library use only at this time in some locations
Notable Women in the Physical Sciences
Notable Women in the Physical Sciences A Biographical Dictionary (Book - 1997 ) Q141 .N734 1997 and more… In-library use only in some locations


Ellen Swallow Richards was the first woman to graduate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in 1873. A student of chemistry, she applied her studies to developing the fields of sanitary science and home economics.

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