Jochelson-Brodsky, Dina

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Exist Dates

1862 - 1941

Biographical or Historical Note

Dina Jochelson Brodskaya, 1863-1941, was a medical scholar who worked with her husband, Waldemar Jochelson, in Siberia. Brodsky handled all of the anthropometric (physical measurements) and medical work, and most of the photography during the field work conducted by her husband. She used some of her anthropological measurements for her doctoral dissertation at the University of Zurich and also wrote of the women of northeastern Siberia. Franz Boas was the editor for much of her published work.

Worked at the American Museum of Natural History.


    Library of Congress Name Authority File
    From biographical note for Jochelson's archive collection at the AMNH Library, Mss .D66, written by Ann Herendeen.

Related Corporate, Personal, and Family Names

American Museum of Natural History
Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902)
Jochelson, Waldemar

Related Resources

Waldemar Jochelson collection, 1899-1979 (bulk 1899-1942)
Repository: AMNH Special Collections, Mss .D66

Written by: Iris Lee
Last modified: 2018 October 1


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