Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania clippings scrapbook: Volume 1

Date created 1869 - 1875
Creator Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania

Newspaper clippings collected by the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania regarding the College and women physicians. The majority of this scrapbook covers the Jeering Episode. In 1869, Woman's Medical College students attended Pennsylvania Hospital's clinical lectures for the first time. Their attendance drew a strong response from the male students, including jeering, and created a controversial debate about women's presence in the clinical lectures. The jeering incident and ensuing debate were widely covered in regional newspapers. [Note: scrapbook was made by pasting clippings into an existing, bound, printed volume.]

Type Text
Subjects Clipping | Scrapbook | Coeducation | Medical education | Women medical students | Early College Years | Women physicians | Invective | Medical students | Sex discrimination against women | Clinical medicine--Study and teaching | Women--Education--United States | Women in society | Student Life
Language English
View full item http://hdl.handle.net/1860/lca:1696 | https://idea.library.drexel.edu/islandora/object/lca%3A1696
Local identifier lca:1696 | local: a133_054
Contributing institution Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center
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