Helen C. Putnam biographical papers, 1949-1951
- Physical Description:
- 5 items
- Restrictions on Access:
- Unrestricted access.
- The collection contains a pamphlet, "A brief sketch of the life of Helen C. Putnam, M.D., Providence, Rhode Island" ; her obituary [4 Feb. 1951]; a clipping about her anonymous library donations, 18 Feb. 1951; a card of thanks for a flower display in honor of Putnam, 28 Feb. 1951; and a draft press release recognizing Putnam as the anonymous benefactor who paid off the mortgage for the Community Workshops of Rhode Island.
- In the Alice Marshall Collection, Library, Penn State Harrisburg, 351 Olmsted Drive, Middletown, PA 17057-4850 (#AKM 91/92)
- Source of Acquisition:
- Harrisburg copy: Gift and purchase of Alice Marshall; 1991.
- Administrative History:
- Helen Cordelia Putnam was a pioneering woman physician who graduated from Vassar in 1878 and the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, in 1889. She practiced medicine (gynecology and general practice) in Providence, Rhode Island. Putnam authored and co-authored several books and articles, and co-founded the American Child Health Association.
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