Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women's Legacy Archive: Science, Health and Technology

Collection subjects include:

Disease; Energy Production; Medicine and Health; Mental Health; Nuclear Weapons and Testing; Science; and Technology


Lois A. Arnow

Arnow received her Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Columbia University in 1949 and a Masters Degree in Botany from the University of Utah in 1971. Lois was a Veteran of World War II, serving as a Nurse Officer with the U.S. Public Health Service in Egypt and Greece.  Arnow authored or coauthored seven publications and books. Her book Flora of the Central Wasatch Front Utah is still used as a University of Utah botany textbook. 

Florina Vilate Gay Bond

Bond was born March 20, 1881 in Kanosh, Utah to Albert and Mary Ann Temperance Dorrity Bond.  She married George Bond.  She worked in the medical field focused on obstetrics.  She died December 26, 1962 in Gunnison, Utah. 

Rosemary Holt

Holt (b. 1932) was a citizen member of the Institutional Review Board for the artificial heart at the University of Utah.

LDS Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association

Association for the alumni of the LDS Hospital W. H. Groves School of Nursing, which operated from 1905 to 1955.

Diane Orr

Diane Orr is a documentary filmmaker and photographer whose films have explored subjects including Iadho's 1961 SL-1 nuclear reactor accident, the 1976 Teton Dam disaster and the 1973 standoff at Wounded Knee, South Dakota. Several of Orr's films document the culture and history of the American West and the issues facing Native Americans. Her photography highlights Western landscapes and rock art (pictographs and petroglyphs).

Marjorie G. Paul

Worked as a nurse for the World Health Organization in Ethiopia, South America, and Vietnam. Later in Salt Lake, she worked with hospice.

Sigrid Peterson

In 1981 she founded Bridges Interfaith Center for Counseling and Psychological Services, and was the director for five years. From 1995 to 1996, she studied in Israel on a Interuniversity Fellowship in Jewish Studies. Then in 1997, Peterson won the Schaff Memorial Prize, an award given to the best graduate student essay demonstrating creative thinking on a subject related to Judaic Religious Thought. Peterson has also written founding grants for the Utah AIDS Foundation and the People With AIDS Coalition. She has also served the State of Utah as a statistician-policy analyst.

Agnes Mero Plenk

Plenk founded the Children’s Center of Salt Lake City. She attended Northwestern University and earned her PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Utah in 1967. She served as an adjunct professor at the University of Utah and received numerous awards and honors.

Susan Barbara Tallmon Sargent

Tallmon (1872-1950) was educated at Grinnell College and received an M.D. from Northwestern University Woman's Medical School in 1902. She was a physician and medical missionary to Lintsing, China, from 1905 to 1918.

University of Utah Nurse-Midwifery Program

In 1964, the College of Nursing was awarded a grant in 1964 to start a midwifery program at the University of Utah.  Joyce Cameron was recruited to developing the program and served as the first director of the program until 1976. The Nurse-Midwifery Program expanded its scope to include contracting with birthing centers at other clinical sites to provide practicum experience for the program's midwifery students.  In 1986, the Nurse-Midwifery Program established a free-standing birthcare/healthcare center that was operated by nurse-practitioners at the University Hospital. Later, more birthcare healthcare programs were established in other centers such as those associated with organizations like Family Health Plan (FHP) and Planned Parenthood.

Utah Math and Science Network

The Network was created in the late 1970s by a group of forward-thinking Utah women from industry and education. Their goal to help inspire more young women to enter the math, science and engineering fields lives on through Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conferences now held in Ogden, Orem and Salt Lake City.

Utah Medical Association Alliance

The Woman's Auxiliary to the Utah Medical Association was organized in Salt Lake City in September 1922.  The objectives of the Utah Medical Association Alliance is to assist in those programs of the American Medical Association that improved the health and quality of life for all people; to promote health education; to encourage participation of volunteers in activities that meet health needs.

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