Willey Glover Denis (1879-1929)

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    Description: Pioneering biochemist Willey Glover Denis (1879-1929) studied at Sophie Newcomb College (Tulane University), and received a Ph.D. from University of Chicago in 1907; after research which included a productive scientific collaboration with Ann Stone Minot (1894-1980), Denis returned to her hometown as a professor at Tulane University in 1920.

    Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer

    Medium: Black and white photographic print

    Persistent URL: photography.si.edu/SearchImage.aspx?id=5858

    Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives

    Collection: Accession 90-105: Science Service Records, 1920s – 1970s - Science Service, now the Society for Science & the Public, was a news organization founded in 1921 to promote the dissemination of scientific and technical information. Although initially intended as a news service, Science Service produced an extensive array of news features, radio programs, motion pictures, phonograph records, and demonstration kits and it also engaged in various educational, translation, and research activities.

    Accession number: SIA2008-0988

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    1. Smithsonian Institution 73 months ago | reply

      This photo is part of an ongoing digitization and research project at the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Please help us research Miss W. Dennis. View a related blog post here - blog.photography.si.edu/2009/03/30/who-are-you/

    2. pennylrichardsca (now at ipernity) 73 months ago | reply

      Could be Olive D. Wetzel Dennis (b. 1885), a Pennsylvania-born service engineer for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; she held a number of patents, an MA in mathematics and a PhD in civil engineering.

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