The following report of the Chinese Government offering Nora Stanton Blatch a position in the Engineering Corps was first published in the New York Times on April 25, 1906.
CHINA HONORS MISS BLATCH
Asks her to join Engineering Corps
That is to Develop Railroads
Special to the New York Times
ITHACA, N.Y., April 24. – the Cornell Alumni News announces that Miss Nora Stanton Blatch, granddaughter of Elizabeth Caddy Stanton and the first woman to win the degree of civil engineering at Cornell University, has received an offer from the Chinese Government to become a member of the corps of engineers which that Government is assembling to develop and open up the interior railroads of the country.
Miss Blatch recently was elected to membership in the American Society of Civil Engineers, being the first woman in the United States who has received this honor.
New York Times
April 25, 1906