Category Archives: Women in Science

Being Nancy Drew: My Apprenticeship on the 150 Years of Women Project

From URAP Mahathi Kandimalla, Public Health and History major.                                    Note from MK: Our Spring 2021 apprentice Mahathi Kandimalla, a sophomore, worked on the … Continue reading

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A Pandemic Apprentice

From URAP Cheyenne Bridge, Chemical Biology and Marine Science major. Note from MK: 2020 was a challenging year for archives worldwide and the MVZ Archives was no exception. Our new Spring 2020 apprentice Cheyenne Bridge, a freshman, had just started … Continue reading

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The Woman Beyond the Portrait: Annie and Samuel Alexander’s 1904 Expedition to East Africa

by Jackie L. Childers, MVZ graduate student One of the major undertakings of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology’s (MVZ) Archives project is digitizing historical photographs. This includes maps, images of specimens and landscapes, as well as portraits of some of … Continue reading

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In the “Early Days”

I came across three unnamed field notebooks from the same author. I tried searching our database for individuals collecting in the places and years described in the notebooks but that was a dead end. Most of the journal entries took place … Continue reading

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