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Letter from Marybai T. Kukde to Miss Bosworth

Letter dated October 18, 1921 addressed to Annie Bosworth, a friend of Dr. Mary Kukde, one of the first women from India to receive her degree in medicine in the United States. Stationed at a remote hospital in Pudukkottai, Dr. Kukde writes, “There is more need here in this native state than many other places. There is no woman doctor here but one old apothecary.”

Early Women Students, Medicine

Date: October 18, 1921
Type: Correspondence
Language: English
Creator: Marybai T. Kukde
Location: Trichy, TN, India

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); 2014-08-06 (modified)

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