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Ames, Blanche Ames

Jacqueline Van Voris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 730 words.

Ames, Blanche Ames (18 February 1878–01 March 1969), artist and women's rights activist, artist and women’s rights activist, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, the daughter of Adelbert...

Ayrton [née Marks], (Phoebe) Sarah [Hertha] (1854–1923), electrical engineer and suffragist

Joan Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1364 words.

Ayrton [née Marks], (Phoebe) Sarah [Hertha] (1854–1923), electrical engineer and suffragist, was born Phoebe Sarah Marks on 28 April 1854 at 6 Queen Street, Portsea, Portsmouth, third child...

Bascom, Florence

Jill S. Schneiderman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1307 words.

Bascom, Florence (14 July 1862–18 June 1945), geologist and educator, was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, the daughter of suffragist Emma Curtiss and John Bascom, a professor at...

Chase, Agnes

Michael T. Stieber.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1327 words.

Chase, Agnes (20 April 1869–24 September 1963), botanist and suffragist, was born Mary Agnes Meara (Mera) in Iroquois County, Illinois, the daughter of Martin J. Meara, a railroad worker...

Clay, Laura

Paul E. Fuller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1099 words.

Clay, Laura (09 February 1849–29 June 1941), farm manager and women's rights leader, farm manager and women’s rights leader, was born at “White Hall,” her family’s estate, located between...

Courtauld, Katherine Mina (1856–1935), farmer and agriculturist

Nicola Verdon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1242 words.

Courtauld, Katherine Mina (1856–1935), farmer and agriculturist, was born at High Garrett, Bocking, Essex, on 13 July 1856, the eldest daughter of George Courtauld (1830–1920), crape...

Farquharson [née Ridley], Marian Sarah (1846–1912), naturalist and campaigner for women's interests

Gina Douglas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 959 words.

Farquharson [née Ridley], Marian Sarah (1846–1912), naturalist and campaigner for women's interests, was born on 2 July 1846 in West Meon, Hampshire, eldest daughter of the Revd Nicholas...

Gordon [née Ogilvie], Dame Maria Matilda (1864–1939), geologist and women's activist

Mary R. S. Creese.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Geology and the Lithosphere. 783 words.

Gordon [née Ogilvie], Dame Maria Matilda (1864–1939), geologist and women's activist, was born on 30 April 1864 in Monymusk, Aberdeenshire, elder daughter among seven children of Revd...

Hinkle, Beatrice Moses

Kate Wittenstein and Benjamin Harris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1257 words.

Hinkle, Beatrice Moses (10 October 1874–28 February 1953), psychoanalyst and feminist, was born in San Francisco, California, the daughter of Benjamin Frederick Moses, a physician, and...

Hollingworth, Leta Anna Stetter

Rosalind Rosenberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Psychology. 1047 words.

Hollingworth, Leta Anna Stetter (25 May 1886–27 November 1939), psychologist and feminist, was born in a dugout near Chadron, Nebraska, the daughter of John G. Stetter and Margaret Elinor...

Jackson, Daphne Frances (1936–1991), physicist and champion of women in science and engineering

R. C. Johnson and E. A. Johnson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Physics; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1249 words.

Jackson, Daphne Frances (1936–1991), physicist and champion of women in science and engineering, was born on 23 September 1936 at 34 Willesden Avenue, Peterborough, the only daughter and...

Keyzer [née Mitchell], Isabella [Bella] (1922–1992), textile and shipyard worker, and women's activist

Graham R. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 833 words.

Keyzer [née Mitchell], Isabella [Bella] (1922–1992), textile and shipyard worker, and women's activist, was born on 29 August 1922 at 3 Blinshall Street, Dundee, the youngest of three...

McLaren [née Pochin], Laura Elizabeth, Lady Aberconway (1854–1933), campaigner for women's rights and horticulturist

Elizabeth Crawford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Agriculture and Farming. 1036 words.

McLaren [née Pochin], Laura Elizabeth, Lady Aberconway (1854–1933), campaigner for women's rights and horticulturist, was born at Camp Street, Broughton, Lancashire, on 14 May 1854, the...

Pruette, Lorine Livingston

Mary K. Trigg.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education; Social Sciences; Psychology. 1298 words.

Pruette, Lorine Livingston (3 Nov. 1896–20 Dec. 1976), psychologist, social scientist, and feminist, was born in Millersburg, Tennessee to Eulalia Miller Pruette, a former...

Seton, Grace Gallatin Thompson

Marlowe A. Miller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1131 words.

Seton, Grace Gallatin Thompson (28 January 1872–19 March 1959), explorer, writer, and suffragist, was born in Sacramento, California, the daughter of Albert Gallatin, the president of the...

Vaughan, Dame Helen Charlotte Isabella Gwynne- [née Helen Charlotte Isabella Fraser] (1879–1967), mycologist and women's activist

Mary R. S. Creese.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1674 words.

Vaughan, Dame Helen Charlotte Isabella Gwynne- [née Helen Charlotte Isabella Fraser] (1879–1967), mycologist and women's activist, was born on 21 January 1879, at Chapel Street,...