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Reduced to a Whisper

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In a tribe of resilient females whose compromises prevent their defeat, Etta's daughter‐in‐law Minna Sessinghaus Eliot (1868‐1944) is a tragic exception. A summa cum laude from Washington University, ... More


The Cathode Ray Oscilloscope

Alan J. McComas

in Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Joseph Erlanger becomes the first head of the Physiology Department at Washington University, St Louis, and appoints Herbert Gasser to his staff. Together they attempt to record nerve impulses, after ... More


“Post-Revolutionary Degeneracy”: Washington and Lee University’s Landscape of Control

LAURA J. GALKE

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In 1776, patriotic fervor was ubiquitous in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. This patriotic enthusiasm apparently possessed a down side: the resistance to British authority was cited by some at the ... More


A Lovely, Creative Woman and an All-American Boy from the South

Peter H. Reid

in Every Hill a Burial Place: The Peace Corps Murder Trial in East Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179988
eISBN:
9780813179995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179988.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Peverley (Peppy) Dennett Kinsey came from a prominent New England background. Her grandfather, Tyler Dennett, received the Pulitzer Prize for his biography of John Hay. Her father graduated Phi Beta ... More


Prologue

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Barkley served as keynote speaker before a mock political convention conducted by students at Washington and Lee University on April 30, 1956. The seventy-eight-year-old politician had recently ... More


Mixed Jurisdictions Compared: Private Law in Louisiana and Scotland

Vernon Palmer and Elspeth Reid

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638864
eISBN:
9780748651443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638864.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Returning to a theme featured in some of the earlier volumes in the Edinburgh Studies in Law series, this volume offers an in-depth study of ‘mixed jurisdictions’ — legal systems that combine ... More


The Iron Man Keeps His Mettle

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Media headlines followed the May–December love affair between the widower Barkley and the widow Jane Rucker Hadley. The couple married in November 1949. The wedding was only a brief interlude in the ... More


“Thank You for Your Help … Six Children Are Enough”: The Abortion Birth Control Referral Service

Jennifer Nelson

in More Than Medicine: A History of the Feminist Women's Health Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762776
eISBN:
9780814770894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762776.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter recounts the Seattle Women's Liberation movement effort—organized by feminists in the University of Washington YWCA—to ensure that women living in Seattle, and traveling to Seattle from ... More


The Pasteur Connection

Suzanne Bourgeois

in Genesis of the Salk Institute: The Epic of Its Founders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276079
eISBN:
9780520956599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276079.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1946, after the South Pacific campaign and time in Hiroshima, Melvin Cohn became a graduate student of Pappenheimer at New York University; later he became a postdoctoral fellow of Jacques Monod’s ... More


“Looking for the Lion” (Seattle and the Burke Museum, 1984–1988)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the author's experiences upon taking up the directorship at the University of Washington's Burke Museum, in Seattle. The Burke Museum, founded in 1885, was the University of ... More


Retroactive Diplomas and the Value of Education

Karen M. Inouye (ed.)

in The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804795746
eISBN:
9781503600560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795746.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Five examines the value of a college degree, taking as its focus the recipients of retroactive diplomas awarded to Nikkei who were wrongly forced from high schools and institutions of higher ... More


How I Became Provost

in Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1958, the author came to Stanford University to teach modern British history. Prior to that, he spent five years at Washington University in St. Louis, where he had a greater role in faculty ... More


Images of Starr

Benjamin Wittes

in Starr: A Reassessment

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092523
eISBN:
9780300127485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092523.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses Kenneth Starr's address at George Washington University attacking one of Watergate's most important legislative offspring: the now-defunct independent counsel law under which ... More


Adventures in Common: Investing with Woolfs and “Securitas”1

Diane F. Gillespie

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter first describes an investment club formed by a group of faculty women at Washington State University in 1997 known as “Pleiades.” The club's aim was less to make money than to learn ... More


Coffee for Justice

Susan C. Jackles, Charles F. Jackles, Carlos Vallejos, and Michael Marsolek

in Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254309
eISBN:
9780823260874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254309.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes how four academic scientists and engineers have joined on a journey with over one-hundred coffee farming families in Nicaragua as they strive to escape the economics of the ... More


Spies, Suppression, and Free Speech on Campus

Robert Cohen

in When the Old Left Was Young: Student Radicals and America's First Mass Student Movement, 1929-1941

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195060997
eISBN:
9780197561072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195060997.003.0010
Subject:
Education, History of Education

As the student movement spread across America from 1933 to 1935, it encountered strong opposition from college and university administrators. The anti-war demonstrations and strikes, the mass ... More


Chemical Engineers

Jeannette Brown

in African American Women Chemists

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199742882
eISBN:
9780197563038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742882.003.0011
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Dr. Lilia Abron is an engineer, an entrepreneur, mother, and activist who works twelve-hour days. She is another true Renaissance woman. Lilia was born at home in Memphis, Tennessee, on March 8, ... More


Medical Education, 1900–1950: General Trends and Basic Medical Sciences

William G. Rothstein

in American Medical Schools and the Practice of Medicine: A History

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195041866
eISBN:
9780197559994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195041866.003.0016
Subject:
Education, History of Education

During the first half of the twentieth century, American medical education underwent drastic changes. Greater costs of operation and the requirements of licensing agencies forced many medical ... More


The Organization of Medical Schools After 1950

William G. Rothstein

in American Medical Schools and the Practice of Medicine: A History

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195041866
eISBN:
9780197559994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195041866.003.0021
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Between 1950 and 1980, state and federal funding made higher education a major component of American society in terms of the number of institutions, students, and faculty members; the range of ... More


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