Photograph of Dr. Mary Walker’s medical degree from Syracuse Medical College.
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Mary Edwards Walker was born in 1832 in Oswego, New York and received her M.D. from Syracuse Medical College in 1855. She was one of the early women doctors in the United States.
Dr. Walker was one of the early women doctors in the United States. The photograph of her medical degree gives evidence of her medical qualifications as a doctor.
Item Number: p2128
Size: 24.76 x 20.32
Physical Collection: ACC-AHC1
Finding Aid: http://archives.drexelmed.edu/collect/guide/photo.phphttp://archives.drexelmed.edu/collect/guide/photo.php
Link to OPAC Record: http://innopac.library.drexel.edu/search/c?SEARCH=ACC-AHC1
Cite this source: Title of document, date. A Female Civil War Surgeon: How Dr. Mary is Remarkable. Doctor or Doctress?: Explore American history through the eyes of women physicians. The Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine Archives & Special Collections. Philadelphia, PA. Date of access. http://lcdc.library.drexel.edu/islandora/object/islandora:1494
Walker, Mary Edwards, 1832-1919
Women in medicine
Women medical students
Syracuse Medical College