A letter written by Laura Heath Hills to her father about exam results.
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Students at Woman’s Medical College took exams after the winter term and the spring term. Those who passed were allowed to continue with the next set of classes. Laura Heath Hills wrote to her father after her first term exams were graded. Dr. Hills’ nickname among family and close friends was “Byrd.”
The letter provides the reader with an idea of what kind of student Laura Heath Hills was.
Creator: Hills, Laura Heath
Item Number: a126_009
Physical Collection: Papers of Laura Heath Hills, M.D., 1892-1949, ACC-126
Finding Aid: http://dla.library.upenn.edu/dla/pacscl/detail.html?id=PACSCL_DUCOM_WMSC057xml
Link to OPAC Record: http://records.library.drexel.edu/record=b1430258~S9
Cite this source: Title of document, date. A Female Medical Student’s Life: I’ve finished the eye and I’m up on my ear. 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:1865
Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania--Students