Carol Pletcher Collection on the U.S. Women Scientists China Study Tour, 1981 (MSS 0781)

Extent: 0.4 Linear feet (1 archives box)

Papers and photographs documenting Carol Pletcher's trip with the U.S. Women Scientists China Study Tour in 1981, including her travel journal.

Carol Pletcher received her Ph.D. in biochemistry from the College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota (1979). She joined Cargill in 1983 as a senior scientist on the central research staff, and became Cargill's Innovation Officer. Pletcher is president of Pletcher Consulting.

In 1981, Pletcher was one of 16 female American scientists invited to visit China under the auspices of the All-China Women's Federation. The tour group met with professional Chinese women, were introduced to officials of the People's Republic who formulated science and technology policy, and travelled to Shanghai, Wuxi, Nanjing, Sian, and Beijing.

Papers and photographs documenting Carol Pletcher's trip with the U.S. Women Scientists China Study Tour in 1981, including her travel journal.

Container List

TRIP MATERIALS

Box: 1 Folder: 1
Chinese tourist currency
Box: 1 Folder: 2
Travel pins
Box: 1 Folder: 3
Photographic prints
Box: 1 Folder: 4
Postcard booklets
Box: 1 Folder: 5
Ephemera
Box: 1 Folder: 6
Journal and recollections
Box: 1 Folder: 7
Itinerary and planning documents
Box: 1 Folder: 8
Maps
Box: 1 Folder: 9-11
Slides
Box: 1 Folder: 12
Travel diary