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Miscellaneous broadsides, articles, notes, poem, photo, 1856-1861

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 6
Identifier: 2934124RX63

Collection Summary

From the Collection:

Correspondence of a Virginia family including letters from the grandfather (Solomon), the father (Samuel G.) and mother (Susan), the three sons (Abram M., Haller H., and Caspar C.), as well as the daughters and some cousins. The bulk of the letters concern the brothers. These contain data relating to their medical education at the Universities of Virginia and Pennsylvania, and Bellevue; their medical work during the Civil War; and their medical practice. There is also consultation correspondence with other physicians. The collection provides a social history of a family as well as reflecting changes in the practice of medicine during the 19th century.

Dates

  • 1856-1861

Extent

From the Collection: 1.47 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Collection materials primarily in English

Restrictions

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Collection Summary

From the Collection:

Correspondence of a Virginia family including letters from the grandfather (Solomon), the father (Samuel G.) and mother (Susan), the three sons (Abram M., Haller H., and Caspar C.), as well as the daughters and some cousins. The bulk of the letters concern the brothers. These contain data relating to their medical education at the Universities of Virginia and Pennsylvania, and Bellevue; their medical work during the Civil War; and their medical practice. There is also consultation correspondence with other physicians. The collection provides a social history of a family as well as reflecting changes in the practice of medicine during the 19th century.

Creator

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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