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Register of the Evelyn Anderson Papers, 1918-1972
MSS 85-30  
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Description
Includes biographical materials, certificates and awards, correspondence, photographs.
Background
Evelyn Anderson was born in Willmar, Minnesota, March 20, 1899. She graduated from Carleton College in 1921 with a BA and received her MA in chemistry from the same institution in the following year. Continuing her education, she graduated MD from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, in 1928, and served an internship and residency at the University of Hospital. Her research interests took her to McGill University, where she was a National Research Council Fellow, working in the Department of Biochemistry with Dr. J.B. Collip. Dr. Anderson received her PhD from McGill in 1934, and returned to UCSF as an Instructor, and then Associate Professor of medicine. She was simultaneously a Research Associate with Herbert M. Evans at the Institutione of Experimental Biology at the Berkeley campus.
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Collection is open for research.