Doctor or Doctress?

Explore American history through the eyes of women physicians

Portrait of Matilda Evans taken from the composite photograph of Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, class of 1897 photograph (26 individual portraits printed together).

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Dr. Matilda Evans (d. 1935) graduated from WMCP in 1897. She practiced medicine in Columbia, South Carolina where Dr. Evans founded several institutions for black medical professionals and patients, including two hospitals and a nursing school.

Creator: Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania

Language: english

Item Number: p2971d2

Pages: 2

Physical Collection: Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania: Photograph Collection. 1850-present. (ACC-AHC1), ACC-AHC1

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Cite this source: Title of document, date. Eliza Grier and Matilda Evans: Two Women, Two Paths. 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.

Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania--Students

African American medical students

Evans, Matilda