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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Estelle Ramey
RLIN number: NXCP90-A16
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood in Detroit, Michigan; Brooklyn College, 1933-37; graduate school, Columbia University, University of Chicago; marriage to James T. Ramey; physical chemistry instructor, Queens College; assistant professor, department of physiology, University of Chicago Medical School; neurophysiology professor, Georgetown University Medical School; involvement in feminist movement, Association for Women in Science, president, founding of Association for Women in Science Educational Foundation; research on life expectancies; debates over effects of hormonal imbalances, use of hormones in medical treatment; gender and stress management; societal impact on views of specific gender roles.
Extent: Transcript: 98 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1988. Permission required to cite, quote and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ramey, Estelle, 1917- (2)
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1917
Speaker occupation: Endocrinologist
Age at speaking: 63
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Jessup, Frederick Peterson
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Women scientists; Women's rights
Topics discussed - Other terms: Endocrinologists; Endocrinology; Hormone research; Hormones, Sex; Life expectancy; Neurophysiology; Ramey, Estelle R., 1917-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021126-16565