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Stella Yates Botelho papers

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Summary Information

Repository:
Drexel University: College of Medicine Legacy Center
Creator:
Botelho, Stella Y., 1919-
Title:
Stella Yates Botelho papers
Date [bulk]:
1919-1981
Date [inclusive]:
1823-1987
Call Number:
363
Extent:
10 Linear feet (24 boxes (19 document boxes, 5 flat boxes). Also textiles in one large garment box, shelved separately)
Language:
English
Abstract:
Stella Yates Botelho, M.D. (b. 1919) is an alumnus of Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania (M.D. 1949) and the University of Pennsylvania (A.B. 1940). She specialized in the field of physiology and had a distinguished career as a researcher and teacher. The papers include materials documenting both her personal life and professional career. While in medical school, Botelho contracted tuberculosis and spent nearly a year at Eagleville Sanatorium, which is discussed in her diary from this time. At the University of Pennsylvania Botelho taught courses in applied and medical physiology and she maintained an active research lab, studying respiratory physiology, neuromuscular physiology, the spinal cord, and secretion of exocrine glands. She published over 40 scientific articles in the field of physiology and was the principal investigator on numerous scientific grants. She mentored dozens of pre- and post-doctoral students. Although Botelho spent nearly her entire life in the Philadelphia area, her love of travel is well documented in the collection.
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Stella Yates Botelho papers, 1823-1987, bulk 1919-1981. Drexel University College of Medicine, Legacy Center: Archives and Special Collections on Women in Medicine and Homeopathy.
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Biography/History

Stella Yates Botelho, M.D. (b. 1919) is an alumnus of Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania (M.D. 1949) and the University of Pennsylvania (A.B. 1940). She specialized in the field of physiology and had a distinguished career as a researcher and teacher.

Stella Botelho was born in Tokyo, Japan, to parents Francis Martin Botelho (1893-1967) and Emily Yates Evans Botelho (1893-1977). She and her brother Eugene George Evans Botelho (1916-1999) moved to the United States with their mother in 1920; their father followed a year later in 1921. The family settled in Delaware and later Pennsylvania, in close proximity to other members of the Evans family on her mother’s side. Neither Stella nor her brother Gene married.

Stella’s mother Emily descends from several prominent families (Yates, Long, Saylor) of Charleston, South Carolina, who moved north to Wilmington, Delaware before the Civil War. Emily’s grandmother, Joanna Yates married Englishman William Joseph Evans in Delaware. Their son, William Holbeck Evans, was a pharmacist who settled in Japan at the end of the 19th century. He married Joana Duval (d. 1902), also known as Tom Yoh Hee, an American citizen born in Macao, China. William Evans adopted Joana’s son Thomas Hayller Evans (b. 1889), who was born in China, and together they had two additional children, Emily Yates Evans and William Holbeck Evans, Jr. (1895-1951), who were both born in Japan.

Stella’s father’s family also has strong ties to East Asia. Her father Francis Martin Botelho was born in Hong Kong to Eugene Procolo Botelho and Anna da Esperança (dates unknown for both). Francis claimed Portuguese heritage and citizenship. Evidence also suggests the family had Asian roots, possibly tracing to the Portuguese colonial city of Macao, China. Several family members ran the international export and shipping business Botelho Bros. based in Hong Kong, with offices in Shanghai and San Francisco, among others. Francis worked in the machine tool industry in both China and Japan before settling in the United States where he worked primarily as a linguist and language teacher.

Stella Botelho attended Wayne Elementary School, Wayne Grammar School and Radnor High School, in Wayne, Pennsylvania, where she graduated in 1936. She was a Girl Scout, a member of the National Honor Society, and participated in glee club, debate team, school plays, the school newspaper, and was editor-in-chief of her high school yearbook, The Album. She also excelled in athletics, lettering in tennis, swimming, basketball, and hockey.

Botelho began her studies at the University of Pennsylvania in 1936 where she majored in chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts for Women. She was editor of the Freshman Handbook and business manager of the Record Book. Continuing her interest in sports, Stella participated in swimming and was captain of the women’s tennis team. She was a member of the Beta chapter of Zeta Phi medical fraternity and was president of Alpha Omicron Pi women’s fraternity. She was presented with a Senior Leadership award and graduated in 1940.

Botelho was admitted to Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1940 and received her M.D. in 1949. During the course of her medical school studies she contracted tuberculosis and spent over a year at Eagleville Sanatorium (1942-1943). She attended Woman’s Medical College from 1940-1942, 1943-1944, and 1946-1949, making her a member of the classes of 1944, 1946 and 1949. During medical school Botelho was a summer volunteer at Friends Hospital (1940, 1941). She was a research assistant in the Department of Physiology at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine (1945-1946) and was a pre-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Physiology in the Graduate School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (1946-1948). After graduation, she completed her medical internship at Woman’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 1951-1954.

Botelho’s first professional position at the University of Pennsylvania was an appointment as Instructor in Physiology (Graduate School of Medicine) in 1949. She was appointed Associate in Physiology and Pharmacology (Graduate School of Medicine) in 1950, Assistant Professor of Physiology (Graduate School of Medicine) in 1954, Associate Professor of Physiology (School of Medicine) in 1957, and Professor of Physiology (Medical School and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences) in 1969. She was named Professor Emeritus in 1981. She also held visiting appointments at Cambridge University (1957-1958), the University of Panama (1976), and Hokkaido University (1977).

At the University of Pennsylvania Botelho taught courses in applied and medical physiology and she maintained an active research lab, studying respiratory physiology, neuromuscular physiology, the spinal cord, and secretion of exocrine glands. In the course of her career she published over 40 scientific articles in the field of physiology and was the principal investigator on numerous scientific grants. She mentored dozens of pre- and post-doctoral students, many of whom she kept in touch with as they went on to have distinguished careers in medicine.

Botelho received many awards over the course of her career, including the Alumni Achievement Award from Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania (1962), the Alumni Award of Merit from the University of Pennsylvania (1968), admission as a Fellow into the College of Physicians of Philadelphia (1974), and the Commonwealth Board Award of the Medical College of Pennsylvania (1982). Upon her retirement from the University of Pennsylvania, her portrait was painted for the Medical School portrait gallery by Edgar Eckfeldt (1915-2012).

Botelho maintained an active correspondence and close personal friendship with fellow doctor Robert Nims (1917-2009) during the 1950s. She also corresponded with the author Louise E. Dew (1871-1962), who was a friend of the Botelho family.

In addition to her time spent abroad in medical positions, Botelho made several trips for pleasure to western and eastern Europe, the Indian subcontinent, and east Asia. In the United States she traveled to the west coast and to the southwest, where her brother Gene Botelho served as an Episcopal priest to Native American populations. She was involved in nature and zoological causes and enjoyed photography, cooking and entertaining.

(Information from internal evidence and local sources. Also: Reports of Deaths of American Citizens Abroad, 1835-1974 for Joana Evans on Ancestry.com and  U.S., Consular Registration Certificates, 1907 – 1918 for William Holbeck Evans on Ancestry.com.)

Scope and Contents

The papers include materials documenting both the personal life and professional career of Stella Yates Botelho, from her birth in 1919 until she donated her papers to the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1990. Materials created prior to her birth include a small amount of correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia handed down in her family. These materials primarily document and come from her mother's side of the family in South Carolina and the Delaware Valley.

Botelho's childhood and education took place in the Philadelphia area and is represented by family and personal photographs, report cards, clippings, programs, and mementos of her involvement in curricular, extra-curricular, and athletic activities. Her time as a student at the University of Pennsylvania and Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania is documented by captioned photographs of friends and classmates.

Correspondence from her personal life includes letters from, among others, her childhood English pen-pal Vera Meyrick who died unexpectedly at age 16, family friend Louise Dew-Watrous, and her friend and fellow physician Robert Nims. This last material represents the largest cache of personal correspondence in the collection.

Botelho clearly loved to travel and her collection is rich in mementos of her many trips abroad. Included in the collection are postcards she wrote from abroad to her mother, as well as itineraries, programs, and other mementos.

Besides the travel postcards to her mother, there is little correspondence from Botelho in the collection. Her voice comes through most strongly in the small diary she kept while undergoing treatment for tuberculosis in the Eagleville Sanatorium in Eagleville, Pennsylvania.

Botelho's professional correspondence documents her career as both a teacher and researcher. It includes information on her position at the University of Pennsylvania as well as significant events in her career, such as the commissioning and presentation of her painted portrait and her retirement from the University.

Botelho taught courses in physiology at the University of Pennsylvania and materials in support of these courses include administrative and subject-related documents. A small file of student work saved by Botelho has restricted access.

The research activities of Botelho's physiology lab at the University of Pennsylvania are documented in 48 lab notebooks, as well as over 40 articles published during her career. Also included are reviews of her work, conference papers, grant documentation, and other research materials. Over the course of her career, Botelho oversaw the work of many medical and graduate students. Doctoral dissertations from five of her students are in the collection.

Documenting a long life of achievement are her educational diplomas, as well as numerous awards and certificates from professional organizations.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

Drexel University: College of Medicine Legacy Center ,  2014

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by John F. Anderies

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may apply. Please contact the Drexel University College of Medicine, Legacy Center: Archives and Special Collections on Women in Medicine and Homeopathy with requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote or reproduce the material.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Stella Yates Botelho, 1990.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Also at Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center: An oral history of Stella Yates Botelho (1990.X.7) was conducted by Medical College of Pennsylvania archivist Janet Miller on August 9, 1990.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Eagleville sanatorium (Eagleville, Pa.).
  • Friends Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.).
  • Radnor High School (Wayne, Pa.).
  • University of Pennsylvania. College of Liberal Arts for Women.
  • University of Pennsylvania. College of Medicine.
  • Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania.
Family Name(s)
  • Botelho
  • Evans
  • Yates
Personal Name(s)
  • Dew, Louis E., 1817-1962
  • Nims, Robert, 1917-2009
Subject(s)
  • Families
  • Medical education
  • Physicians
  • Physiology--research
  • Sanatoriums--Pennsylvania--Eagleville
  • Tuberculosis--Hospitals--Eagleville (Pa.)
  • Voyages and travels
  • Women in medicine
  • Women physicians

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Publications of Stella Yates Botelho

Publications of Stella Yates Botelho may be found in the "Research" subseries. Additionally, a bibliography of "selective representative publications" is included in her 1981 resume, located in box 7, folder 5. That list is duplicated here for ease of reference:

Comroe, J. H. and S. Y. Botelho. The unreliability of cyanosis in the recognition of arterial anoxemia. Am. J. Med. Sci. 214:1, 1947.

Horvath, S.M. and S.Y. Botelho. Orthostatic hypotension following hot or cold baths. J. Appl. Physiol. 1:586, 1949.

Nims, R.G., E.H. Connor, S.Y. Botelho and J.H. Comroe. Comparison of methods for performing manual artificial respiration on apneic patients. J. Appl. Physiol. 4:486, 1951.

Botelho, S.Y., C.F. Deaterly and J.H. Comroe.· The electromyogram from the orbicularis oculi muscle in normal human subjects and in patients with myasthenia gravis. Arch. Neurol. and Psychiatr. 67:348, 1952.

Botelho, S.Y., C.F. Deaterly, S. Austen and J.H. Comroe. Evaluation of the electromyogram of patients with myasthenia gravis. Arch. Neurol. and Psychiatr. 67:441, 1952.

Botelho, S.Y. and L. Cander. Post-tetanic potentiation before and during ischemia in intact human skeletal muscle. J. Appl. Physiol. 6:221, 1953.

Botelho, S.Y., L. Cander and N. Guiti. Passive and active tension-length diagram of intact skeletal muscle in normal women of different ages. J. Appl. Physiol. 7:93, 1954.

Botelho, S.Y. Alterations in muscle tendion without similar changes in electrical activity in patients with myasthenia gravis. J. Clin. Invest. 34:1403, 1955.

Botelho, S.Y. Comparison of simultaneously recorded electrical and mechanical activity in myasthenia graviss patients and in partially curarized normal humans. Am. J. Med. 19:693, 1955.

DuBois, A.B., S.Y. Botelho, G.N. Bedell, R. Marshall and J.H. Comroe. A rapid plethysmographic method for measuring thoracic gas volume: A comparison with a nitrogen washout method for measuring functional residual capacity in normal subjects. J. Clin. Invest. 35:322, 1956.

DuBois, A.B., S.Y. Botel~o and J.H. Comroe. A new method for measuring airway resistance in man using a body plethsmography. Values in normal subjects and in patients with respiratory disease. J. Clin. Invest. 35:327, 1956.

Comroe, J.H., S.Y. Botelho and A.B. DuBois. Design of a body plethysmograph for studying cardiopulmonary physiology. J. Appl. Physiol. 14:439, 1959.

Botelho, S.Y., S.B. Beckett and E. Bendler. Mechanical and electrical responses of intact thenar muscles to indirect stimuli: Study of patients with pseudo-hypertrophic muscular dystrophy. Neurology 10:601, 1960.

Botelho, S.Y., E. Bendler and S.B. Beckett. Mechanical properties and temperature of intact skeletal muscle in patients with muscular dystrophy. Arch. Phys. Med. Rehab. 42:226 1 1961,

Steinberg, S. and S.Y. Botelho. Myotonia in a horse. Science 137:979, 1962.

Krishna, N. and S.Y. Botelho. Rhythmic changes in intraocular pressure due to periodic changes in vasomotor tone. Arch. Ophthal. 69:231, 1963.

Krishna, N. and S.Y. Botelho. Consensual intraocular pressure changes resulting from unilateral extraocular muscle contraction. J. Exper. Eye Research 2:173, 1963.

Botelho, S.Y. Tears and the lacrimal gland. Scientific American 211:78-86, 1964.

Botelho, S.Y. M. Hisada and N. Fuenmayor. Functional innervation of the lacrimal gland in cat: origin of secretomotor fibers of lacrimal nerve. Arch. Ophthalmology 76:581-588, 1966.

Botelho, S.Y., S. Steinberg, J.T. McGrath and J. Zislis. Electromography in dogs with congenital spinal cord lesions: comparison with normal adult and fetal dogs. Am. J. Vet. Res. 28:205-212, 1967.

Goldstein, A., A. de Palau and S.Y. Botelho. Inhibition and facilitation of pilocarpine-induced lacrimal flow by norepinephrine. Investig. Ophthal. 6:498-511, 1967.

Hisada, M. and S.Y. Botelho. Membrane potentials of in situ lacrimal gland in cat. Am. J. Physiol. 214:1262-1267, 1968.

Botelho, S. Y., A. Goldstein and M. Hisada. The effects of autonomic impulses and autonomic drugs on secretion by the lacrimal gland. In Exocrine Glands, ed. S.Y. Botelho, F. Brooks and W. Shelley, Univ. of Pa. Press, 1969, pp 227-239.

Fritz, M. and S.Y. Botelho. Membrane potentials in the unstimulated parotid gland of cat. Am. J. Physiol. 216:1180-1183, 1969.

Fritz, M. and S.Y. Botelho. Functional innervation of parotid gland cells in cat. Am. J. Physiol. 216:1392-1397, 1969.

Botelho, S.Y. and S. Steinberg. Mechanical responses of in vivo genetic dystrophic mouse muscle: comparison with human pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy. Neuropädiatrie 1:161-170, 1969.

Botelho, S.Y., A.M. Goldstein and E.V. Martinez. Norepinephrine-responsive beta-adrenergic receptors in rabbit lacrimal gland. Am. J. Physiology, 224:1119-1122, 1973.

Botelho. S.Y., A.M. Goldstein and M.L. Rosenlund. Tear Na+, K+, Cl- and Ca2+ at various flow rates: cystic fibrosis children and noncystic siblings with and without corneal staining. J. Pediatr. 83:601-606, 1973.

Botelho, S.Y. and E.V. Martinez. Electrolytes in lacrimal gland fluid and in tears at various flow rates in the rabbit. Am. T. Physiology, 225:606-609, 1973.

Botelho, S.Y,, E.V. Martinez, C. Pholpramool, H.C. van Prooyan, J. Th. Janssen and A. de Palau. Modification of stimulated lacrimal gland flow by sympathetic nerve impulses in the rabbit. Am. J. Physiol. 230:80-84, 1976.

Pholpramool, C. and S.Y. Botelho. Modification of in vivo lacrimal gland secretion by 2,4 dinitrophenol. Am. J. Physiol. 230:380-384, 1976.

Kreuger, J., N. Sokoloff and S.Y. Botelho. Sialic acid in rabbit lacrimal gland fluid. Investig. Ophthalmology. 15:479-481, 1976.

Horowitz, G., J.W. Lammers, S. Sussman and S.Y. Botelho. Calcium in tears, lacrimal gland fluid, and fluid from the other orbital glands. Investig. Opthalmology. 15: 994-996, 1976.

Botelho, S.Y., N. Fuenmayor and M. Hisada. Flow and potentials during perfusion of lacrimal gland with electrolyte solutions. Am. J. Physiology. 235(1):C8-C12, 1978.

Dartt, D. and S.Y. Botelho. Protein in Lacrimal gland fluid. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 18:1207-1209, 1979.

Dartt. D., I. Knox; A. de Palau and S.Y. Botelho. Proteins in tears and in fluids from individual orbital glands. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 19:1342-1350, 1980.

Botelho, S .Y. and D.A. Dartt. Effect of calcium antagonism or chelation on rabbit lacrimal gland secretion and membrane potentials. J. Physiology. (London) 304:397-403, 1980.

Botelho, S.Y. and N. Fuenmayor. Lacrimal gland flow and potentials during DNP, ouabain and ethacrynic acid perfusion. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Sci. 20: 515-521, 1981.

Collection Inventory

Personal materials.

Family.

Box Folder
Announcement of the birth of Stella Yates Botelho, 1919.
Scope and Contents note

In The Japan Advertiser, Tokyo, Japan, January 15, 1919, page 4. Photocopy of announcement included.

1 1
Correspondence and clippings regarding ancestry and family, 1916-1937.
Scope and Contents note

Includes information on Emily Yates Evans Botelho, Eugene George Evans Botelho, Francis Martin Botelho, Stella Yates Botelho, Jeremiah Dennison Yates, Joseph H. Evans, William Holbeck Evans, Mary Amaranthia Yates, and Mary Long Yates, as well as family friend Judge Henry Clay Conrad. Included in this file are photocopies of genealogical information from two family bibles in the collection (boxes 20 and 21) and photocopies of genealogical information completed in the course of processing these papers.

1 2
Poetry of Francis Martin Botelho, 1942.
Scope and Contents note

Titles: "Mother's naughty girl," "Why are you angry?", "A manly plea," "The root of misery," "Live and let live," "Thanksgiving," "Unchangeable," "This new day," "A fresh calendar," "1943 for you and me," "Joys are close by," "Christine wants to know," "Envy seed," "Not bygone days," "What's behind your smile?", "Shopping crowds," "We and to-morrow."

1 3
Material concerning Eugene George Evans Botelho, 1934-1987.
Scope and Contents note

Includes his Radnor High School yearbook, 1934; an invitation to his ordination, 1944; a second premium ribbon, San Juan County Fair, McGee Park, New Mexico, for Landscape oil painting, undated; a copy of article on socially engaged alumni of Haverford College, undated; a copy of resolution by State Senate of California commending Eugene Botelho, 1986; program booklet of the Greater San Diego Reading Association recognition and installation dinner, "A Celebration of Stars," 1987; a newspaper clipping from the Coast Dispatch, June 12, 1987; and a copy of certificate of appreciation and attached letter by Supervisor Brian P. Bilbray, County of San Diego, 1987.

1 4
Death and funeral of Francis Martin Botelho, 1967.
Scope and Contents note

Death notice in the Evening Bulletin, Philadelphia, November 29, 1967; and funeral program which includes names of relatives and those in attendance.

1 5
Death and funeral of Emily Yates Evans Botelho, 1977.
Scope and Contents note

Funeral program and letter from Stella Yates Botelho and Eugene Evans George Botelho to friends of Emily Yates Evans Botelho on her death.

1 6

Letters of condolence on the death of Emily Yates Evans Botelho, 1977.

1 7

Cards of condolence on the death of Emily Yates Evans Botelho, 1977.

1 8

Emily Yates Evans Botelho's telephone and address book, undated.

1 9
Family-owned Book of Common Prayer and thumb bible, 1823 and 1927.
Scope and Contents note

Book of Common Prayer, published New York, E. Bliss & E. White, 1823. Inscribed in front and in back (twice), "Miss Joanna Yates. Her Book." Includes attached leather bookmark with cross. Feather pressed in back. Drawing of a man in back. Holy Bible (thumb bible), published New York, Miniature Dictionaries Publishers, Inc., 1927.

1 10
Yates family Bible, 1853.
Scope and Contents note

Leather bound Bible, published Philadelphia, John B. Perry, 1853. Inscribed JDY [Jeremiah Dennison Yates] 24 Oct 1856 on first page. Fern pressed within first signature. Genealogical information in the back has been duplicated and may be found in box 1, folder 2.

20
Yates family Bible, 1858.
Scope and Contents note

Leather bound Bible, published New York, American Bible Society, 1858. Genealogical information on Family Records page between old and new testaments has been duplicated and may be found in box 1, folder 2.

21
Memory books of Emily Yates Evans Botelho and Stella Yates Botelho, ca. 1900-1932.
Scope and Contents note

Birthday book of Emily Yates Evans Botelho passed down to Stella Yates Botelho, ca. 1900-1932. Inscribed by both women. Autograph book given to Stella Yates Botelho from Emily Yates Evans Botelho, 1930. Entries dated December 26, 1930 to August 26, 1935. Includes newspaper clipping obituaries added at a later date.

1 11

Education.

Box Folder
Clippings and mementos from Radnor High School, ca. 1933-1936.
Scope and Contents note

Includes clippings on Radnorite staff, Senior law and order, color guard, and Radnor at conference; Radnor High School athletics scores; Girl Scout Field Day (picturing Stella Yates Botelho playing the trumpet) and Radnor High School students visiting the Evening Ledger plant; and autographed program of Radnor High School senior class play, The Big Pond, 1936.

2 1
Mementos from class trip to Washington, DC, 1933.
Scope and Contents note

Includes newspaper clipping about Stella Yates Botelho's essay, "Crime--A Challenge to American Youth," winner of the Bateman-Gallagher Post, No. 668, American Legion essay content, undated. Also see oversized photograph of class trip participants in Box 22.

2 2
Mementos of Stella Yates Botelho, 1934-ca. 1935.
Scope and Contents note

Includes Daniel Webster poem "Men hang out their sign," inscribed "from Mrs. J. Prentice Murphy, 1934"; also commercial photographs of Eva le Gallienne as "Camille," and Richard Waring and Eva Gallienne in "Camille," Forrest Theater, week of Dec. 16, [1935].

2 3
Program book for Lower Merion vs. Radnor football game, 1935.
Scope and Contents note

Includes signatures of Stella Yates Botelho's classmates on first page. Also includes newspaper clippings about the game.

2 4

Report cards of Stella Yates Botelho and Eugene George Evans Botelho, 1925-1936.

2 5
Radnor High School student newspaper, The Radnorite, 1936.
Scope and Contents note

Issues: April 28, 1936 (2 copies) and May 27, 1936 (2 copies).

2 6
Radnor High School student magazine, The Radnorite, 1932-1936.
Scope and Contents note

Issues: Thanksgiving 1932, October 1935, December 1935, January 1936, and March 1936 (2 copies).

2 7
Radnor High School yearbook, The Album, 1936.
Scope and Contents note

Includes classmate signatures throughout. Also hand-written copy of the poem featured on the final page of yearbook, "Since we are called the Guinea pigs." Stella Yates Botelho was editor-in-chief of the yearbook.

2 8
Radnor High School graduation., 1936.
Scope and Contents note

Includes commencement invitation, graduation exercises program, Baccalaureate program, and newspaper clippings.

2 9

Radnor High School 40th reunion material, 1976.

2 10
Zeta Phi medical fraternity material, 1925-1941.
Scope and Contents note

Includes constitution and by-laws booklet, 1925-1927; pledge invitation, undated; and initiation invitation, 1941.

2 11
Alpha Omicron Pi materials, 1933-1937.
Scope and Contents note

Includes constitution, by-laws and standing rules booklets, 1933 and 1937.

2 12
Mementos from University of Pennsylvania, 1938-1940.
Scope and Contents note

Includes Freshman Handbook, 1938-1939; newspaper clippings on athletic events featuring Stella Yates Botelho, 1938 and 1939; letter from dean of the College of Liberal Arts for Women, warning Stella Yates Botelho of her unsatisfactory grades, February 28, 1939; instructions for commencement candidates, June 2, 1940; commencement programs, June 2, 1940 (2 copies); and newspaper clipping on Penn Hey Day, includes Stella Yates Botelho among list of women awardees, Philadelphia Record, undated.

2 13
Essays and poems by and for Stella Yates Botelho, 1936-1938.
Scope and Contents note

Titles: "It happens to everyone," by Betty Bold, dedicated to Stella Yates Botelho, Christmas 1936; "On writing a letter," by Stella Yates Botelho, 1938; "Credo," author unknown, undated; and "Madonna: A poem to Stella," signature illegible, undated.

2 14
Conference materials for University of Pennsylvania Bicentennial, 1940.
Scope and Contents note

Includes provisional program and announcement, 1940; and issue of the Bicentennial Celebrator, newspaper, June 12, 1940.

2 15
University of Pennsylvania yearbook, The Record, 1940.
Scope and Contents note

Includes provisional program and announcement, 1940; and issue of the Bicentennial Celebrator, newspaper, June 12, 1940.

3 1
Student medical essays by Stella Yates Botelho, 1941-1945.
Scope and Contents note

Titles: "An anamalous inferior vena cava," by Stella Yates Botelho and Margaret Warner, February 20, 1941 (2 copies); "An anamalous inferior vena cava," by Stella Yates Botelho and Margaret Warner, undated draft; "Persisting left supracardial vein (left inferior vena cava)," by Stella Yates Botelho and Margaret Warner, undated; and "The adrenal medula in various diseases: A cytological study," by Stella Yates Botelho, January 2, 1945.

3 2
Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania materials, 1949.
Scope and Contents note

Includes admissions letter accepting Stella Yates Botelho into Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, January 22, 1940 ("While your record in scientific courses does not give assurances that you will be able to handle satisfactorily the difficult program in the medical school, nevertheless, your reputation for industry and high character has influenced the Committee to include you in a small group of students who will be admitted on a definitely probationary basis. This will give you an opportunity to demonstrate any latent ability."); Recommendation card to receive MD at Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1949; Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania Commencement invitation, 1949; Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania Commencement program, 1949 (3 copies); award of subscription to the American Journal of Syphilis, Gonorrhea and Venereal Diseases, from Dean of Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1949; and newspaper clippings regarding graduation from Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1949.

3 3
Friends Hospital materials, 1940-1941.
Scope and Contents note

Includes Friends Hospital annual reports, 1940 and 1941; letter of appreciation to Stella Yates Botelho for her work as an intern at Friends Hospital, November 4, 1941; letters to Stella Yates Botelho and a Miss Kirwin from patients, 1939-1940.

3 4
Friends Hospital newsletter, Friendly Folk, 1939-1940.
Scope and Contents note

Evidently a home-made newspaper made for or by the patients of Friends Hospital. Issues include vol. 3, no. 1 to vol. 3, no. 10; vol. 2 [4], no. 1 to vol. 2 [4]. no. 3, 1939-1940.

3 5
Eagleville Sanatorium materials, 1942-1946.
Scope and Contents note

While a student at Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, Stella Yates Botelho contracted Tuberculosis. She spent nearly one year at the Eagleville Sanatorium, in Eagleville, Pennsylvania. Includes poetry, drawings, and mock publications created by Stella Yates Botelho while a patient at Eagleville, including draft of a newsletter called The Eagleville Chronic, May 17, 1942; also newspaper article about Eagleville Sanatorium,  The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 16, 1946.

3 6
Diary of Stella Yates Botelho, April 23, 1942 to May 28, 1943.
Scope and Contents note

Covers the period while Stella Yates Botelho was at Eagleville Sanatorium being treated for Tuberculosis. According to Stella Yates Botelho in an oral history from 1990, 30% of her entering class at Woman's Medical College was infected with Tuberculosis and two classmates died. (From the diary: "What calamities befell the WMC class of '44 = 11 t.b.'ers - God only knows how many failures.") Stella Yates Botelho was apparently the only one of those infected to return to the College to complete her medical degree.

Diary mentions friends and classmates from Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania; contains observations of nurses and workmen; includes the names of a few other patients; discusses Stella Yates Botelho's romantic interest in Oscar N. Rambo, a medical student at Hahnemann University; brief discussions of World War II; includes two poems on the topic of Tuberculosis, one by Stella Yates Botelho and one by Johanna Lund, Woman's Medical College '41; New Year's resolutions for 1943; also discusses assisting with autopsies at Bryn Mawr Hospital after discharged from Eagleville.

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Letters of recommendation for Stella Yates Botelho, 1944.
Scope and Contents note

Includes letter in support of Stella Yates Botelho for internship at Bryn Mawr Hospital from Robert P. Elmer (family physician of the Botelhos), October 29, 1944. Discusses the pronunciation of Botelho, background of father and mother. Also a second letter in support of Stella Yates Botelho for internship at Bryn Mawr Hospital from Theo. L. Dehne, M.D. from Friends Hospital, November 1, 1944.

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Address book of Stella Yates Botelho, undated.

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Correspondence.

Box Folder
Correspondence, 1933-1937.
Scope and Contents note

Stella Yates Botelho corresponded with a pen-pal from England, Vera Meyrick, who died unexpectedly, in 1934 at the age of 16. A letter from Vera Meyrick tells of her illness and is completed by her mother following her daughter's death. With a second letter from the mother, she included two of Vera's "unwashed handkerchiefs." Also in this file is a handmade birthday message to Stella Yates Botelho from her father Francis Martin Botelho, dated January 14, 1936; and other letters, poems, and sketches.

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Correspondence from Louise E. Dew-Watrous, 1936-1943.
Scope and Contents note

Contains letters and a poem to Stella Yates Botelho from the author Louise E. Dew-Watrous, who was friends with the Botelho family. Dew-Watrous signs as "Tante Louise."

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Correspondence from Robert Nims, 1948-1976.
Scope and Contents note

During the 1950s Stella Yates Botelho maintained a friendship with Dr. Robert G. Nims (1917-2009) of New Haven, CT. Botelho and Nims met at the University of Pennsylvania, where Nims had a fellowship in Pulmonary Physiology. They also collaborated on grant research during this time period. Letters from Nims to Botelho discuss work and research occasionally, but are mostly about their friendship, mutual friends, visits to see one another, and trips to Vermont, where Nims had a vacation home. Many of Nims letters are playful and affectionate (he often addressed her as "Stelho" and signed off as "Nimbo"), though their unequal feelings for one another is honestly and frequently addressed. Their relationship deteriorated in the late 1950s and by the end of 1960 they had stopped their regular communication.

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Correspondence from Robert Nims, undated.

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Correspondence from Emma Nims (Robert's mother), 1954-1957.

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Correspondence from Harry Nims (Robert's father), 1956-1958.

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Correspondence from Robert Nims to Emily Yates Evans Botelho, 1957.

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Miscellaneous Correspondence to Stella Yates Botelho, 1947-1976.
Scope and Contents note

Includes letters from childhood family friend Daisy Smith, which mentions Smith's possession of a Yates family chair, small framed picture, and vase, which she hopes to return to Botelho. Also correspondence from other friends and colleagues.

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Cards for 60th birthday of Stella Yates Botelho, 1979.

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Travel.

Box Folder
Trip to Europe, 1956.
Scope and Contents note

Places visited include London, Brussels, Cologne, Hamburg, Lucerne, Lac Leman, Paris, Cambridge, Galashiels (Scotland), The Hague, Geneva. Includes postcards sent to Stella Yates Botelho's mother Emily Yates Evans Botelho; itinerary; ship passenger list and dinner menu; programs.

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Trip to Europe (including visiting position at Cambridge) -- correspondence, 1957-1958.
Scope and Contents note

Places visited include Lisbon, Stratfordshire, northern Wales, Brussels, Oostende, Madrid, Venice, Ravenna, San Marino, Florence, Geneva, Monaco, Nice, Avignon, Versailles. Includes postcards sent from Stella Yates Botelho to her mother Emily Yates Evans Botelho.

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Trip to Europe (including visiting position at Cambridge) -- itineraries, brochures, mementos, 1957-1958.
Scope and Contents note

Includes ship passenger list; itinerary; materials from the Eighth Congress of the Medical Women's International Association held in London in 1958; material concerning Botelho's medical license while in Cambridge; Lloyds of London statement of accounts from September 13, 1957 to August 13, 1958.

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Trip "around the world," with Rita Welton, M.D. -- correspondence, 1965.
Scope and Contents note

Places visited include London, Athens, Rhodes, Patmos, Mykonos, Istanbul, Lebanon, Jaipur, Bombay, Hokkaido, Sapporo, Kyoto, Tokyo. Includes postcards sent from Stella Yates Botelho to her mother Emily Yates Evans Botelho.

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Trip "around the world," with Rita Welton, M.D. -- itineraries, brochures, mementos, 1965.
Scope and Contents note

Includes itinerary; programs, tickets and brochures from sites visited.

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Trip to Europe, 1968.
Scope and Contents note

Places visited include Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Rome, London. Includes postcards from Stella Yates Botelho to her mother Emily Yates Evans Botelho.

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Trip to Scandinavia with Rita Welton, M.D., 1971.
Scope and Contents note

Places visited include Bergen, Ulvik, Laerdal, Balestrand, Loen, Aalestrund, Trondheim, Bodo, Tromso, Lakselv, Repvaag, Honingsvag, North Cape, Hammerfest, Alta, Oslo, Copenhagen. Includes postcards sent from Stella Yates Botelho to her mother Emily Yates Evans Botelho.

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Trip to Europe (Northern Italy, Yugoslavia, Austria) with Marilyn Hess, 1973.
Scope and Contents note

Places visited include Milan, Bergamo, Verona, Padova, Venice, Trieste, Ljubljana, Bled (Slovenia), Kaernten (Austria), Ortisei, Lake Como. Includes postcards sent from Stella Yates Botelho to her mother Emily Yates Evans Botelho.

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Trip to Panama as visiting professor, 1976.
Scope and Contents note

Includes postcards sent from Stella Yates Botelho to her mother Emily Yates Evans Botelho.

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Professional materials.

Correspondence.

Box Folder

General correspondence of Stella Yates Botelho, A-B, 1955-1981.

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General correspondence of Stella Yates Botelho, C, 1955-1981.

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General correspondence of Stella Yates Botelho, D-E, 1955-1981.

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General correspondence of Stella Yates Botelho, F, 1955-1981.

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General correspondence of Stella Yates Botelho, G-L, 1955-1981.

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General correspondence of Stella Yates Botelho, M-Q, 1955-1981.

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General correspondence of Stella Yates Botelho, R-Z, 1955-1981.

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Correspondence and paperwork regarding Stella Yates Botelho appointment and promotion at University of Pennsylvania, 1957-1977.

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Correspondence regarding publication of the book, The Exocrine Glands, edited by Stella Yates Botelho, et al., 1969-1970.

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Correspondence with students, 1972-1979.

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Correspondence and paperwork regarding logistics of University of Pennsylvania reunion, 1976.

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Correspondence regarding University of Pennsylvania reunion, 1976.

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Correspondence regarding University of Pennsylvania reunion made into a regrets booklet, 1976.

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Correspondence regarding creation of painted portrait of Stella Yates Botelho, 1977-1978.
Scope and Contents note

Concerns the fundraising among friends and colleagues for a commissioned portrait of Stella Yates Botelho by artist Edgar Eckfeldt. Botelho was the first alumna of the University of Pennsylvania to become a professor in the School of Medicine and the commission marked her 30th year on the faculty of the University as well as her 60th birthday. The portrait was presented in a ceremony held at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and was installed in the Portrait Gallery of the Medical School of the University of Pennsylvania. It may be seen online at http://www.upenn.edu/curator/p5171107.html.

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Correspondence regarding Stella Yates Botelho portrait presentation, A-C, 1978.

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Correspondence regarding Stella Yates Botelho portrait presentation, D-F, 1978.

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Correspondence regarding Stella Yates Botelho portrait presentation, G-L, 1978.

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Correspondence regarding Stella Yates Botelho portrait presentation, M, 1978.

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Correspondence regarding Stella Yates Botelho portrait presentation, N-S, 1978.

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Correspondence regarding Stella Yates Botelho portrait presentation, T-Z, 1978.

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Correspondence regarding Stella Yates Botelho portrait presentation, surnames unknown, 1978.

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Correspondence regarding creation and awarding of Botelho Prize, 1979-1980.
Scope and Contents note

The Emily and Francis Botelho Prize for Excellence in Physiology at the University of Pennsylvania was established by Stella Yates Botelho in memory of her parents. It is awarded to first year medical students who excelled in Physiology.

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Teaching.

Box Folder

Physiology 100 course materials, 1965-1979.

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Physiology 100 groups, 1971-1978.

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Physiology 100 questions and answers, undated.

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Physiology 100 course (instructor) evaluations, 1971-1979.

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Physiology 602 course materials, 1978.

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Student papers, recommendations, grades (restricted), 1973-1981.

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Miscellaneous professional materials, undated.
Scope and Contents note

Includes draft of a speech on the "field of medicine" and 1981 resume of Stella Yates Botelho.

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Research.

Box Folder

Published articles of Stella Yates Botelho, 1947-1959.

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Published articles of Stella Yates Botelho, 1960-1965.

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Published articles of Stella Yates Botelho, 1966-1981.

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Book, The Exocrine Glands, edited by Stella Yates Botelho et al., 1969.

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Abstracts of articles by Stella Yates Botelho, 1959-1977.

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Reviews of articles by Stella Yates Botelho, 1947-1970.

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Unpublished and pre-published papers by Stella Yates Botelho, 1952-1970 and undated.

8 4

National Institute of Health (NIH) grant materials, 1973-1981.

8 5

Miscellaneous laboratory data, undated.

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Lab notebook (C.F. Deaterly, S.Y. Botelho), October 1948-December 1948.

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Lab notebook: "Infants, Plethysmography" (Botelho), 1949.

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Lab notebook: "Lung Volumes, Book I" (Botelho), September 6, 1949-December 20, 1949.

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Lab notebook: "Lung Volumes, Resistance to Respiration Plethysmo, Book II" (Botelho), January 4, 1950-April 24, 1950.

9 4

Lab notebook: "RGC, Various Press.-Volume Techniques" (Botelho), 1950.

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Lab notebook: "Plethysmograph" (Botelho, Harris), May 1950-January 1951.

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Lab notebook: "Plethysmograph", January 1951-.

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Lab notebook: "Cinefluorography, Lung Fields, Various Positions" (Botelho), 1951.

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Lab notebook: "Body Plethysmograph, Pressure-Volume, Model Systems" (Botelho), September 4, 1951-.

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Lab notebook: "Neuromuscular Studies, N-M Refractory Period, Gastrochemius" (Botelho, Guiti), 1951-1952.

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Lab notebook: "Neuromuscular Studies, Calibration of Myograph, Calibration of EMG" (Botelho), 1951-1953.

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Lab notebook: "Cat Total Resis, Jan, Feb, Mar '52" (Nims, Botelho), September 1951-March 1952.

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Lab notebook: "Neuromuscular Studies Patients" (Botelho), 1952.

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Lab notebook: "Neuromuscular, 1) Drugs, 2) Post-Mortem, 3) Various Muscles, Tetamus, Ext Itra Costal" (Botelho), 1952.

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Lab notebook: "Nims II" (Nims), 1952.

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Lab notebook: "Stimulus Abstract" (Botelho), 1952.

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Lab notebook: "Beekman Spectrophotometer" (Botelho, Cander), 1952.

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Lab notebook: "Post-Tetanic Potentiation, I. Normals" (S.Y. Botelho, L. Cander), September 1952-February 1953.

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Lab notebook: "Resid Vol, High P Method" (Botelho), undated.

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Lab notebook: "Studies in Adrenalectomized Patients" (Botelho), 1953.

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Lab notebook: "Summation Refraction Period, Normals I" (Botelho, Cander), 1953.

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Lab notebook: "1) Pulmonary Receptors, 2) P-Y + [?] [?], Bronchoconstriction, Pulmonary edema, 3) Drugs" (Botelho), February 5, 1953-May 22, 1953.

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Lab notebook: "Ischemia & Muscle Temp" (Botelho, Cander), April-May 1953.

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Lab notebook: "Ischemia II, 1) Post-Tetanic Potentiation" (Botelho, Cander), January 12, 1953-February 16, 1953.

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Lab notebook: "Pulm. Fx in Neurological Disorders" (Botelho), 1954.

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Lab notebook: "High Frequency Stimulation" (Botelho), 1954.

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Lab notebook: "Neuromuscular Studies, Notes" (Botelho), 1954.

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Lab notebook: "Myasthenia Gravis, 1) Direct Muscle Stimulation, 2) PTI, 3) Voluntary Contraction (Central [?])" (Botelho),, 1954.

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Lab notebook: "Refractory Period, Normals - Young Women, & Men, Elderly Women" (Botelho), 1954.

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Lab notebook: "Summation Refractory [PEKI?] Normal II" (Botelho, Cander), April 1, 1954-June 30, 1954.

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Lab notebook: "Reiter Stimulator" (Botelho), February 3, 1954-.

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Lab notebook: "Referred Patients" (S.Y. Botelho), 1954-1956.

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Lab notebook (S.Y. Botelho, M.D.), 1954-1956.

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Lab notebook: "N-M Studies" (Botelho, Cander), 1954-1955.

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Lab notebook: "N-M Studies, Normals, Young Women & Men" (S.Y. Botelho), 1955.

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Lab notebook: "Refractory Period, Elderly Women" (Botelho, Beckett), 1955-1956.

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Lab notebook: "N-M Studies" (Botelho, Cander, Beckett), 1956.

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Lab notebook: "N-M Studies, Patients" (Botelho, Beckett), 1956.

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Lab notebook: "Summary of Completed Work, Plethysmograph" (Botelho), June 15, 1956.

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Lab notebook: "Physiology Lab, Cambridge University, Spinal Cord" (Botelho, E. Sir Bryan Matthews), 1957-1958.

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Lab notebook: "Physiology Lab, Cambridge University" (Botelho, E. Sir Bryan Matthews), 1958.

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Lab notebook: "N-M Studies" ([Botelho]), 1959.

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Lab notebook: "Spinal Cord" (Botelho, E. Duffin), 1960-1962.

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Lab notebook: "Lacrimal Gland" (Mituhiko Hisada, S.Y. Botelho), September 7.

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Lab notebook: "Lacrimal Gland" (Hisada, Botelho), 1963-1964.

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Lab notebook: "Lacrimal Gland (Electrical Act.), Rabbit #101-#134" (Dr. Mituhiko Hisada, S.Y. Botelho), November 11, 1971-October 6, 1972.

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Lab notebook: "Lacrimal Gland" (S.Y. Botelho, M. Hisada"), 1971-1972.

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Lab notebook: "Lacrimal Gland, Ouabain, DNP, Ethacrynic Acid" (S. Botelho, N. Fuenmayor), 1974.

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Student dissertation: Narendra Krishna, Effects of unilateral contraction of lateral rectus muscle upon intraocular pressure in cat, 1961.

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Student dissertation: Sheldon A. Steinberg, Passive tension-length relationship; contraction kinetics and electrical activity in in situ normal and dystrophic mouse muscle, 1966.

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Student dissertation: Michael Edward Fritz, The functional innervation of cells of the partoid gland of the cat: an electrophysiological study, 1967.

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Student dissertation: Chumpol Pholpramool, The effect of 2,4-dinitrophenol on mecholyl-stimulated secretion by the rabbit lacrimal gland in vivo, 1973.

15 2

Student dissertation: Darlene A. Dartt, Inhibition of cholinergic agonist-induced secretion without change in cholinergic agonist-induced hyperpolarization in the presence of verapamil and egta in the lacrimal gland, 1978.

15 3
Articles authored by colleagues and former students of Stella Yates Botelho, A-H, 1935-1986.
Scope and Contents note

Includes Barron, et al., and Comroe.

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Articles authored by colleagues and former students of Stella Yates Botelho, K-T, 1935-1986.
Scope and Contents note

Includes Kugelberg, Lammers, Robinson, and Schreiner, et al.

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Articles authored by colleagues and former students of Stella Yates Botelho, V-Z, 1935-1986.
Scope and Contents note

Includes Valbuena, Van Prooijen, and Wolf et al.

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Conferences organized by Stella Yates Botelho, 1964-1984.
Scope and Contents note

Includes program and proceedings for the "Sixth annual conference on graduate medical education," 1964; article in Medical Affairs about the conference "The exocrine gland," 1968; program, abstracts and biographies of participants of the "International tear film symposium," 1984.

16 4

Guest book from Stella Yates Botelho portrait presentation held at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1978.

16 5
Awards and certificates of Stella Yates Botelho, 1934-1982.
Scope and Contents note

Includes awards and certificates from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (for perfect attendance), Radnor High School (for athletic excellence), as well as Stella Yates Botelho's diploma from Radnor High School, her induction into medical fraternities, awards for research grants, an alumni achievement award from Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, the Commonwealth Board Award of the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and induction into the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the New York Academy of Sciences, the Young Great Society, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Also includes a certificate for visiting the northern most point in Norway and a Certificate of Orbit for dining at the Top of the Tower in London. Oversized awards and certificates are included in a separate file and commemorative coins and ribbons are found within the series of memorabilia.

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Oversized awards and certificates of Stella Yates Botelho, 1974.
Scope and Contents note

Includes Auxilliary Medal certificate from the American Legion; University of Pennsylvania diploma; Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia Rotating Internship certificate; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania license to practice medicine and surgery; College of Medicine of Pennsylvania membership certificate; College of Physicians of Philadelphia fellowship certificate; University of Pennsylvania Alumni Award of Merit; and Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania Alumni Achievement award.

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Photographs.

Box Folder
Framed portraits of Mary Amaranthia Yates (1833-1916), undated.
Scope and Contents note

Backing of one photograph includes the sticker of Haderer Co. Art Shop: Picture Framing, Artist Materials, 209 W. 9th Street, Wilmington, Del. Mary Amaranthia Yates is the sister of Johanna Yates, Stella Yates Botelho's grandmother.

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Matted portrait of an unidentified woman seated, undated.
Scope and Contents note

Hand painted photograph under curved oval glass window with rectangular gold board matte. Inscribed on back: “Mr. Evans, 1 [Frame?], [Gilt mat?], 4835.”

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Portrait of unidentified woman in black, undated.

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Portrait of Elizabeth Ann Saylor Yates (1787-1867), undated.
Scope and Contents note

Oval albumen print with hand-drawn and painted detail on rectangular board with gold trim. C.T. Willard, Photographer, S.W. Cor. Eighth and Parrish, [Philadelphia, PA]. Inscribed on back: “Elizabeth Ann Saylor m. Joseph Yates mother of Jeremiah Dennison Yates Charleston S.C.” Elizabeth Ann Saylor Yates is the great-great-great grandmother of Stella Yates Botelho.

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Portrait of Jeremiah Dennison Yates (1805-1873), undated.
Scope and Contents note

Oval albumen print with hand drawn detail, on rectangular board with gold trim. M. & W. Garrett, Wilmington, Del. Jeremiah Dennison Yates is the great-great grandfather of Stella Yates Botelho.

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Portrait of William Joseph Evans (b. 1832), undated.
Scope and Contents note

Oval albumen print with hand drawn and painted detail, on oval board with dark trim. J. E. Torbert, Del. Ave., Wilmington, Del. William Joseph Evans is the great grandfather of Stella Yates Botelho.

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Portrait of Joanna Yates Evans (1828-1878), undated.
Scope and Contents note

Oval albumen print with hand-drawn and painted detail, on oval board with dark trim. J. E. Torbert, Del. Ave., Wilmington, Del. Inscribed on back: “This is a picture of my mother Joanna Yates Evans Born in Charleston SC Nov 13 1828 Joseph Hogarth Evans.” Joanna Yates Evans is the great grandmother of Stella Yates Botelho.

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Portraits of William Holbeck Evans (1860-1919) and Joana Duval Evans (ca. 1861-1902), undated.
Scope and Contents note

William Holbeck Evans and Joana Duval Evans are the grandparents of Stella Yates Botelho.

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Photographs of Evans family, undated.
Scope and Contents note

Photographs depict Joseph H. Evans, Mary A. Yates, Emily Botelho, Stella Botelho, Evie Gray, Sallie B. Smith, Daisy Smith, and the Linden family.

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Large oval family portraits, ca. 1920.
Scope and Contents note

Three large oval convex portraits of Francis Martin Botelho and Emily Yates Evans Botelho (unframed), Francis Martin Botelho, Emily Yates Evans Botelho, and Eugene George Evans Botelho (unframed), and Stella Yates Botelho (framed under glass).

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Photographs by Francis Martin Botelho in Japan and on trip from Japan to the United States, 1921-1923 and undated.
Scope and Contents note

Candid photographs depict, among others, English businessmen Birtles and Mellalien in Kobe, Japan, as well as two women, Mrs. Poulson and Mrs. Abremova. Also scenes on board ship and from Japan and other locales. Some photographs are hand painted.

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Photographs of Francis Martin Botelho, 1930s-1940s and undated.
Scope and Contents note

Includes portraits of Francis Martin Botelho, his office in the "Translation Bureau" of the Commercial Museum in Philadelphia, and some candid photographs of he and his family.

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Photographs of Emily Yates Evans Botelho and family pets, 1930s-1940s and undated.
Scope and Contents note

Includes several portraits and candid photographs of Emily Yates Evans Botelho, Joseph H. Evans, and family pets.

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Photographs of Eugene George Evans Botelho, undated.

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Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho childhood, 1920s and undated.
Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Stella Yates Botelho and family and friends, school pictures, and photographs of houses and a car.

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Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho, Junior High and High School years, 1920s-1930s.
Scope and Contents note

Includes informal portraits Stella Yates Botelho, candid shots of Botelho and her friends, and several of Botelho playing tennis.

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Photographs of English pen-pal Vera Meyrick (1918-1934), 1930s.
Scope and Contents note

Photographs sent to Stella Yates Botelho from her English pen-pal Vera Meyrick, who died unexpectedly at age 16.

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Oversized photograph from class trip to Washington DC, 1933.

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Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho, High School and College years, undated.
Scope and Contents note

Candid shots of classmates and contemporaries, photographs from Girl Scouts at Camp Tall Tree, Radnor High School group portraits and two photographs of Botelho that have been marked up for cropping and adjustment for publishing.

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Formal portraits of Stella Yates Botelho, 1933-1949 and undated.

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Formal portraits of classmates of Stella Yates Botelho, 1930-1937 and undated.

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Photographs from the University of Pennsylvania, 1939 and undated.
Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Stella Yates Botehlo as captain of the tennis team (with Dorothy Hutton, captain of Drexel University tennis team), friend Margaret McCausland, and group portrait of Alpha Omicron Pi, 1939.

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Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho and friends, Ocean City, 1937.

18 2

Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho and friends, taken at Island Heights, 1939.

18 3

Photographs of college friends (some on campus), 1930s-1940s.

18 4

Photographs from "Sophomore Camp, 1937" and "House ΑΟΠ, 1939", 1937-1939.

18 5

Photobook, University of Pennsylvania, University Camp for Girls, Green Lane, 1937.

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Photobook, University of Pennsylvania, University Camp for Girls, Green Lane, 1938.

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Photographs of Woman's Medical College, 1941-1942.
Scope and Contents note

Photos include Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania students and faculty: Fae Adams, Dolores Amar, Jeanne Beach, Margaret Boyer, Caroline Butchko, Minerva Buerk, Celeste Castro, Donna Chun, Dr. Elizabeth Conforth, Jean Crawford, Marguerite Devine, Celeste Donnelly, Eva Fernandez, Naomi Fortgang, Eleanor Gangloff, Dr. Mollie Geiss, Mary Gulbranson, Miriam Heller, Virginia Hermanson, Selma Kramer, Dr. and Mrs. Hartwig Kuhlenbeck, Dr. Jane Liebfried, Johanna Lund, Dorothy Lyons, Dorothy McConnell, Marjorie Meyer, Dr. Ruth Miller, Elsie Nihart, Barbara O'Neil, Anna Patton, Anne Pike, Rita Marie Raybin, Margaret Reed, Mildred Rorabaugh, Nina Scarito, Florence Slater, Esther Snyderman, Dr. Margaret and Mr. Sturgis, Florence Takacy, Edna Toovey, Eleanor Triboletti, Marian Wikingsson.

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Photographs from Eagleville sanatorium, 1942-1943.
Scope and Contents note

Includes photos of campus, patients and staff, including Margaret Fitzpatrick (nurse), Helen Metz, and others. Also photos "on leave from WMC, after Eagleville, Home" which seem to be of Tom O'Conner, plus professional portraits of Margaret Fitzpatrick and Tom O'Connor.

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Photographs from Friends Hospital, 1940-1941.
Scope and Contents note

Buildings and landscapes.

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Photographs of Philadelphia scenes, 1940s.
Scope and Contents note

Includes bridges in Fairmount Park, City Hall, Ben Franklin Bridge, Inquirer building, and other buildings and street scenes of Philadelphia.

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Photographs of unidentified couple, undated.
Scope and Contents note

Depicts an unknown friend of Stella Yates Botelho and her husband, taken at a lake, perhaps on their honeymoon.

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Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho, 1950s-1960s.
Scope and Contents note

Includes Stella Yates Botelho portraits, in her lab, at home, and receiving Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania Alumni Achievement Award, June 1962.

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Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho's family, 1950s-1960s.
Scope and Contents note

Includes Stella Yates Botelho, Eugene George Evans Botelho, Emily Yates Evans Botelho, Cobbie the dog, and pictures of Botelho family homes.

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Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho with others, not family, 1950s-1960s.

18 13

Photographs of others, not Stella Yates Botelho or family, 1950s-1960s.

18 14

Photographs from Graduate School of Medicine, Physiology Department, University of Pennsylvania, 1952-1953.

18 15

Photographs and negatives of Christmas with Emily Yates Evans Botelho and residents from Woman's Hospital, 1954.

18 16

Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho and Robert Nims in Vermont, 1950s.

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Photographs from American Physiology Society visiting scientist program, Lafayette College, 1965.

18 18

Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho, including her office, home, portraits, trips to Japan, Panama, 1970s.

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Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho's family, 1970s.

18 20

Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho and friends and colleagues, 1970s.

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Photographs of others, not Stella Yates Botelho, 1970s.

18 22

Photographs of students, 1970s.

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Photographs from University of Pennsylvania reunion, 1976.

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Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho portrait presentation, 1978.

19 2

Photographs and negatives of Philadelphia zoo, University of Pennsylvania campus, Rittenhouse apartment, 1979.

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Photographs of Stella Yates Botelho retirement party, 1981.

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Memorabilia.

Box
Pins and medals, 1928-1977.
Scope and Contents note

Includes commemorative medal, 1928: "The First Woman to Cross The Atlantic By Airplane, Amelia Earhart / Newfoundland, June 17, South Wales, June 18 - 1928, Seaplane Friendship";

Girl scout pins, 1920s-1930s: Girl Scout membership pins (3), six-pointed Girl Scout membership star pins (2), Girl Scout Eagle/Fleur-de-lis pin, Girl Guide membership pin (possibly from Vera Meyrick);

Swimming prize ribbons, 1934: Two second prize ribbons, Martins Dam Swim Meet, July 4, 1934: 100 Yard Race, Freestyle, Girls; 200 Yard Race, Freestyle, Girls;

Medal, "American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Penna, School Award / Honor, Scholarship, Service, Americanism, Leadership," inscribed "Stella Yates Botelho";

National Honor Society pin, 1930s;

Nurses Lamp with Cross pin, 1930s;

RHS [Radnor High School] with Harp, 1930s, inscribed "SYB" on back;

Pin, 1936: "Knowledge, Wisdom, Increaseth" with three owls and an oil lamp, attached by chain to a second pin of "'36";

University of Pennsylvania medals, 1938=1939: tennis racquet pin, basketball charm with "U. of P. '38", swimming charm with "U of P '39," B.N. pin with quill and inkwell, inscribed on back "SYB, '38," N.N.C. [Navy Nurse Corps] pin;

University of Pennsylvania Senior Award medal, 1938: Inscribed "SYB";

Medal and poem to SYB, 1953: "Medal to our mademoiselle";

"XXIII International Congress of Physiological Sciences / Tokyo, Japan, 1965" medal;

"27eme Congres International Des Sciences Physiologiques, Paris, 1977, E.J. Marey";

"Andreas Vesalius, Bruxelensis, mdxiv - mdlxiv / Congressus Universus Physiologiae Vicesimus, Bruxelles anno MDCCCCLVI Actus, 1956."

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Radnor High School pennant, 1930s.
Scope and Contents note

Pennant ("Radnor") in maroon and white felt.

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Patches and letters, 1930s.
Scope and Contents note

Includes Radnor High School patch ("R") in maroon and white felt; four Radnor High School varsity letters ("R") in maroon and white chenille; Radnor High School lyre patch ("HRS") in maroon and white felt; American Red Cross ("A.R.C. Life Saving Service") patch, embroidered in red and navy.

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Brass telescope, 1830s or 1840s.
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Includes second lens attachment. Engraved: Presented to / Joanna & Mary A. Yates, / Daughters of JDYates. / BY / Danl. Horlbeck, Esq. / C.G.S. & C.P. [Court of General Sessions and Common Pleas] / Charleston, So. Ca.

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Wedding dress of Emily Yates Evans Botelho, 1915.

Garment Box ACC-363 (Botelho)

Christening dress of Stella Yates Botelho, 1919.

Garment Box ACC-363 (Botelho)

Piece of embroidery by Emily Yates Evans Botelho, undated.

Garment Box ACC-363 (Botelho)

Bookmark of Emily Yates Evans Botelho, undated.

Garment Box ACC-363 (Botelho)

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