Edith White

Title

Edith White

Subject

Wilson faculty

Description

o Born: May 16, 1890
o Died: December 1, 1975
o PhD Columbia University 1918
o Taught at Wilson College from 1923-1958
o Sabbatical year studying variation among shark breeds: Japan, Ceylon, Java, China
o Worked with the Pentagon during WWII about Japan based on her previous time there during her research
o Worked on organizing collection of 2000 bird eggs at Wilson college, collected from 1861-1928, publishing an article with the American Nature Association’s “Nature Magazine”
o Professor emeritus of biology
o Published “Textbook of General Biology” and “Laboratory Manual in General Biology”
o Research associate of American Museum of Natural History
o Phi Beta Kappa member

Source

VIP files

Publisher

C. Elizabeth Boyd '33 Archives, Wilson College

Date

1923-1958

Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection contact the C. Elizabeth Boyd '33 archives

Format

Image/Jpeg

Language

English

Files

ewhite014.tif

Citation

“Edith White,” Hankey Center for the History of Women's Education, accessed April 20, 2021, http://exhibits.wilson.edu/items/show/1895.