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Margaret Pittman Papers 1921-1993
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Title: Margaret Pittman Papers
Creator: Pittman, Margaret
Dates: 1921-1993
Extent: 24.7 linear feet (22 boxes)
Abstract:
Pittman worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), first as a bacteriologist and later as the first female lab Chief of an NIH laboratory, the Laboratory of Bacteriological Products within the Division of Biologics Standards (1958-1971). Pittman is perhaps most noted for her contributions to understanding the whooping cough.

Call number: MS C 590
Language: Collection materials primarily in English.
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine