Letter from Elizabeth Roemer to her mother, November 13, 1958

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Title

Letter from Elizabeth Roemer to her mother, November 13, 1958

Subject

Roemer, Elizabeth; astronomy; comets; Naval Observatory; Flagstaff; women in astronomy

Description

Letter from Elizabeth Roemer to her mother describing the discrimination she faced as a woman in astronomy. She expresses frustration over the fact that she is frequently referred to as "Pat" instead of Dr. Roemer among her male colleagues.

Creator

Roemer, Elizabeth.

Date

1958-11-13

Rights

This object is property of the Lowell Observatory Archives. Any public use requires the written permission of the Lowell Observatory Archives. Contact us at archives@lowell.edu

Format

Typed letter

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

img038.pdf

Files

Collection

Reference

Roemer, Elizabeth., Letter from Elizabeth Roemer to her mother, November 13, 1958, 1958-11-13

Cite As

Roemer, Elizabeth. , “Letter from Elizabeth Roemer to her mother, November 13, 1958,” Lowell Observatory Archives, accessed April 18, 2024, https://collectionslowellobservatory.omeka.net/items/show/1498.