Women at Harvard

  • Women at Harvard

    Women at Harvard

Task Force on Women

TASK FORCE ON WOMEN

Review the 2005 reports and recommendations from the Task Forces that led to  the creation of FD&D.

First Tenured Women
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FIRST TENURED WOMEN

Explore a timeline of the first five women to receive tenure in each School, from 1919 to 2016.

Dr. Alice Hamilton

DR. ALICE HAMILTON

Learn about Dr. Alice Hamilton, appointed in 1919 at the Medical School as the first female faculty member at Harvard.

1918 Harvard Observatory Staff

 

ORAL HISTORIES AND ARCHIVES

Archives for Women in Medicine
View digitized letters, photographs, research records, and other materials.

Women in Medicine Oral Histories
Listen to interviews with leaders from HMS and the Joint Committee on the Status of Women.

Harvard Stories; Veritas Verbatim
Record, share, preserve, and explore personal stories from the Harvard community.

Photo credits, bottom row from left to right:
1) Anon, 1970. Portrait of Harvard and Radcliffe students. 
2) Anon, 1940. Views of the Radcliffe Yard and Quadrangle. Views of the Radcliffe Yard and Quadrangle.
3) Harvard College Observatory, H. (1918). [Observatory Staff in "paper Doll" Pose, (in Line Holding Hands) Panoramic Photograph Ca. 1918].

All other images credit to Harvard University Archives.