Margaret Mann Lesley (1891-1988)

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Margaret Mann Lesley (1891-1988)

Summary
Geneticist and cytologist Margaret Mann Lesley (1891-1988) earned a Ph.D. from University of California in 1921 and worked primarily at the Department of Horticulture, University of California Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside, California; she published extensively with her husband James W. Lesley (1888-1982) on tomato breeding and genetics. She was known for her cytological analyses.
Cite as
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-5268
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Local number
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5268]
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Type
Black-and-white photographs
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Topic
Women scientists
Record ID
siris_arc_306285