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Notable American women, 1607-1950; a biographical dictionary.

Author: Edward T James; Janet Wilson James; Paul S Boyer; Radcliffe College.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains biographical sketches of women whose achievements have contributed to the nation's history.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Notable American women, 1607-1950.
Cambridge, Mass., Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971
(OCoLC)607905468
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward T James; Janet Wilson James; Paul S Boyer; Radcliffe College.
ISBN: 0674627318 9780674627314 0674627342 9780674627345
OCLC Number: 167545
Notes: "Prepared under the auspices of Radcliffe College."
Description: 3 volumes 27 cm
Contents: Biographies A-F --
Biographies G-O --
Biographies P-Z. Abolitionists --
Actresses and theatre managers --
Anthropologists and folklorists --
Architects and interior decorators --
Art collectors and patrons --
Art critics and historians --
Art educators --
Astronomers --
Authors --
Biologists --
Botanists and horticulturists --
Chemists and physicists --
Children's authors --
Circus performers --
Civil war figures --
Classicists --
College administrators --
Composers --
Dancers --
Educational reformers --
Educators of the handicapped --
Entrepreneurs --
Explorers and travelers --
Feminists --
Film actresses and directors. Geographer and geologist --
Hawaiian nobility --
Health reform advocates --
Heroines --
Historians --
Historical preservationists --
Home economics --
Illustrators --
Indian captives --
Indian reform advocates --
Indian women --
Inventors --
Kindergartners --
Labor leaders --
Labor reformers --
Lawyers --
Lecturers and orators --
Librarians --
Literary scholars --
Magazine editors --
Ministers and evangelists --
Missionaries --
Missionary society leaders --
Mormon women. Music educators and patrons --
Naturalists --
Negro women --
Newspaperwomen --
Nurses --
Painters --
Peace advocates --
Performing musicians --
Philanthropists --
Philosophers --
Photographer --
Physicians --
Political figures --
Printmakers --
Prison reformers --
Psychologists --
Religious educators --
Religious founders and leaders --
School founders and administrators --
Sculptors --
Settlement houseleaders. Social and civic reformers --
Social economists --
Social leaders --
Social workers --
Socialists and radicals --
Suffragists --
Temperance advocates --
Translators --
Welfare work leaders --
Wives of the presidents --
Women's club leaders.
Responsibility: Edward T. James, editor. Janet Wilson James, associate editor. Paul S. Boyer, assistant editor.

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Contains biographical sketches of women whose achievements have contributed to the nation's history.

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