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Kathleen Beyer Blackburn, (1892-1968) seated

Kathleen Beyer Blackburn, (1892-1968) seated

 
 
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Subject: Heslop-Harrison, John William 1881-1967. Blackburn, Kathleen Beyer 1892-1968. King¡s College (University of Durham)..Type: Black-and-white photographs..Topic: Women scientists. Botany. Chromosomes. Cytology..Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0251]..Summary: Blackburn was a distinguished British botanist who discovered that "plants as well as animals have in their cells bits of living matter known as the sex chromosomes" (Science News Letter, 1926). From 1918-1958, she was a member of the Botany Department at Armstrong College (later called King's College), Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Blackburn coauthored frequently with botanist J.W. Heslop-Harrison..Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives..Persistent URL:Link to data base record ( http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!siarchives&uri=full=3100001~!290315~!0#focus ) ..Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives ( http://siarchives.si.edu ) ..View more collections from the Smithsonian Institution. ( http://collections.si.edu/search/results.htm?q=&fq=object_type:Photographs&fq=online_media_type:Images&view=grid&repo=flickr )

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1000, Jefferson Drive Southwest, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2056038.88879, -77.02602
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