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Anna Wessels Williams - bibliography

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American bacteriologist, born March 17, 1863, Hackensack, New Jersey; died 1954.


  • William Hallock Park and A. W. Williams:
    Pathogenic Microorganisms, including Bacteria and Protozoa; a practical manual for students, physicians and health officers.
    2nd edition, enlarged and revised. New York and Philadelphia, Lea Brothers & Co, 1905. 642 pages. 3rd edition 1908. 9th edition, 1929.
  • W. H. Park, A. W. Williams, and Charles Krumwiede:
    Pathogenic micro-organisms : a practical manual for students, physicians and health officers.
    8th edition, enlarged and thoroughly revised. Philadelphia : Lea & Febiger, 1924.
    First edition titled: Bacteriology in medicine and surgery. By William Hallock and Arthur Rose Guerard.
    2nd edition-4th edition: Pathogenic Microorganisms, iIncluding Bacteria and Protozoa.
  • A. W. Williams and W. H. Park:
    Who's Who Among the Microbes. New York, 1929.
  • Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie:
    Women in Science : Antiquity Through the Nineteenth Century : A Biographical Dictionary with Annotated Bibliography. Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 1986

  • Martha J. Bailey:
    Bibliographical sketches of significant contributions of women in science from historical accounts through 1900. American Women In Science : A Biographical Dictionary. Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, 1994.

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