Category Archives: Women in Science

A Pandemic Apprentice

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 to familiarize herself with the physical collections and routines of … 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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