U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library

ID. Portraits Collection 684

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Florence Bascom, received the first Ph. D, granted to a woman at Johns Hopkins University, in 1893.  Began in 1895 a long career at Bryn Mawr College, including the establishment of the geology department in 1901.  The first woman hired as an assistant geologist with USGS in 1896.

Florence Bascom, received the first Ph. D, granted to a woman at Johns Hopkins University, in 1893. Began in 1895 a long career at Bryn Mawr College, including the establishment of the geology department in 1901. The first woman hired as an assistant geologist with USGS in 1896.

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