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Andrew Rose Robinson Papers

Identifier: MS C 120


Handwritten notes on various forms of disease, particularly cancer, which have dermatological manifestations.


  • 1890-1919


0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)



Handwritten notes on various forms of disease, particularly cancer, which have dermatological manifestations.

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine


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Biographical Note

The Canadian-born Andrew Robinson (1845-1924) received medical degrees from Bellevue Medical School and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Edinburgh and completed post-graduate studies in Paris, London and Vienna. He served as a surgeon in the French army during the Franco-Prussian War. Afterwards, he came to New York City and practiced as an internist, but turned to research as well, especially dermatology. He authored Manual of dermatology (1885). Robinson later co-founded the New York Polyclinic Hospital and Medical School.

Collection Summary

Handwritten notes and papers on cancer, types of cancer, cancer diagnosis, and related diseases. Pertains chiefly to mucocutaneous diseases.




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HMD Staff
Processing Completed
Encoded by
Jim Labosier

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Finding Aid to the Andrew Rose Robinson Papers, 1890-1919
Unverified Partial Draft
HMD Staff
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Finding aid is written in English
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Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

8600 Rockville Pike
Bldg 38/1E-21, MSC 3819
Bethesda MD 20894 US
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