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This talk, by Kelin Baldridge, Processing Archivist in the Kislak Center Special Collections Processing Center, will introduce former Chief of the History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine and dynamic public health historian, Elizabeth Fee, through several items from the Elizabeth Fee papers that demonstrate her life, work, and character. Paintings by her artist mother illustrate Fee’s early life as a world-travelling missionary’s daughter and correspondence reveals her professional fortitude and lifelong commitment to advocating for and promoting the stories of marginalized people and groups. By bringing together selected items from her personal papers, this talk will demonstrate what an archive can reveal about a person and their character in addition to giving insight into Elizabeth Fee’s life and work.

Friday, February 24, 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kislak, Lecture
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Event Organizer

Lynne Farrington
Elizabeth Fee, Illustrated: Encountering Her Through Art and Manuscripts in the Fee Papers