Anna Longshore-Potts — physician

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Creator(s):
Longshore-Potts, A. M. (Anna M.)
Title:
Discourses to Women on Medical Subjects
Publication/Origin:
London: Published by the Author, 1887
Description:
In 1852, Anna Longshore-Potts, was one of the first graduates of the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. She believed knowledge would lead to prevention of disease, and she dedicated herself to educating women on health and physiology. Between 1876 and 1885 she lectured throughout the United States, New Zealand, Australia, and Great Britain. She often contributed the proceeds from her well-attended lectures in England to local charities. In 1887 her Discourses to Women on Medical Subjects was published, the culmination of her work educating women about gynecological and reproductive health.
Citation:
Longshore-Potts, A. M. (Anna M.), Discourses to Women on Medical Subjects, London: Published by the Author, 1887, Lisa Unger Baskin Collection, Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University. Accessed February 29, 2024, https://exhibits.library.duke.edu/exhibits/show/baskin/item/4201