Harriot Hunt

Standard Name: Hunt, Harriot


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Theme or Topic Treated in Text Bessie Rayner Parkes
The twelve women treated are as various in nationality, creed, habits of mind, and daily pursuits as can well be imagined. . . . but of every one of them it may truly be said...


Harriot Hunt , the first known Western woman doctor, started practising in Boston after training with her sister through an apprenticeship.
The Faculty of Medicine at Harvard University refused to admit Harriot Hunt .
November 1850
Harriot Hunt was formally accepted into the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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