"An Event for Hindostan and for Philadelphia, also." / "Distinguished Brahmin Lady in Philadelphia."



DESCRIPTION
Newspaper clippings from April 1886 highlighting the arrival of Dr. Anandibai Joshee’s family in Philadelphia for her commencement ceremony. Dr. Joshee was the first woman from India to receive a degree in medicine in the United States.

THEMES
Early Women Students, Medicine

ADDITIONAL METADATA
Date: 1886
Subject(s): Anandibai Joshee
Type: Newspaper Clipping
Language: English
Source: Public Ledger (Philadelphia)
Location: Philadelphia, PA

PROVENANCE
Holding Institution: Legacy Center Archives, Drexel University College of Medicine
Collection: Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania Collection
Digitizer: Grace Pusey
Item History: 2014-07-16 (created); 2014-08-07 (modified)

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