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Rachel Lloyd was a world class scientist at a pioneer university. Out of tragic personal loss, she made it her mission to bring chemistry laboratory education first to young ladies, then to female pharmacy students, and finally to all students pursuing higher education on the frontier. The first woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry (University of Zurich,Rachel Lloyd was a world class scientist at a pioneer university. Out of tragic personal loss, she made it her mission to bring chemistry laboratory education first to young ladies, then to female pharmacy students, and finally to all students pursuing higher education on the frontier. The first woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry (University of Zurich, 1887), she was recruited to the chemistry department at the University of Nebraska. Her knowledge and enthusiasm were instrumental in launching Nebraska's beet sugar industry and in energizing many young women and men to become chemists. Despite Rachel Lloyd's many achievements, she was all but forgotten by the mid-20th century. This book tells the story of her remarkable life and career....

Title : Easy and Lucid Guide to a Knowledge of Rachel Abbie Holloway Lloyd
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ISBN : 9780692290828
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 106 Pages
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