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Dr. Mae Anderson
Dr. Mae Anderson
TitleDr. Mae Anderson
DescriptionPortrait of Dr. Mae Anderson, 1920 Concorida College graduate and professor of mathematics from 1928-1948.
Date of Original1932?
General SubjectColleges & Universities
People
Subject (LCTGM)Teachers
Women
Universities & colleges
Personal NameAnderson, Dr. Mae, 1899-1948
Organization NameConcordia College (Moorhead, Minn.) - People
LocationMoorhead (Minn.)
Clay County (Minn.)
Minnesota
United States
Decade1930-1939
Item NumberP01114
Format of OriginalPhotographs
Dimensions of Original4 x 3 in.
Transcription"Dr. Mae Anderson. CC '20. Mathematics, French, 1928-1948"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle handwritten on back of photograph.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryMae Anderson grew up in Shelly, MN and graduated from Concordia College in 1920. She continued her education after Concordia, earning a master's degree in 1923 and a Ph.D. in 1936, both from the University of Chicago. Anderson returned to Concordia in 1928 and was head of the Mathematics Department, the first female faculty member to chair an academic department, until the time of her death from leukemia in 1948. In addition to her teaching duties, Anderson worked on the Graduate Scholarship Committee and was secretary for the Committee on Relations to the Armed Forces. She also was active in Lutheran Daughters of the Reformation at Trinity Church.
Bibliographical ReferenceCarroll Engelhardt, On Firm Foundation Grounded (Minnesota: Concordia College, 1991), 121.
Repository InstitutionConcordia College Library, College Archives
Repository CollectionPhotographs 1891-1910, RG 31.11.1 FF 11
Credit LineCourtesy of the Concordia College Archives.
Rights ManagementImage in public domain.
Ordering InformationTo order a reproduction, inquire about permissions, or for information on prices, contact the Concordia College Archives.
Digital IDcc000077
Original SourcePhotographic print
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