Woman’s Medical College of the New York Infirmary

The Woman's Medical College of the New York Infirmary. Announcement, 1868-69
The Woman’s Medical College of the New York Infirmary. Announcement, 1868-69
This broadside for the Woman’s Medical College of the New York Infirmary (1868–1869) lists all faculty, including Elizabeth Blackwell, founder, as a professor of hygiene. Her sister Emily Blackwell, also a doctor, taught obstetrics and diseases of women at the medical college.

The Infirmary and Woman’s Medical College were on the same block, but not adjacent. The image at the bottom of the page was taken at the Philadelphia Woman’s Medical College; no similar photos are known to exist for the schools in New York, but the clinical instruction is thought to have been pretty uniform from place to place.

1896 - DOCTOR'S DEGREE FOR WOMEN Graduates Who May Pract
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Woman's Medical College of the New York Infirmary
Woman’s Medical College of the New York Infirmary
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