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Andrew Rose Robinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 120

Abstract

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

Dates

  • 1890-1919

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Creator

Abstract

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

Restrictions

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

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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.

Provenance

Unknown.

General

Processed by
HMD Staff
Processing Completed
2004
Encoded by
Jim Labosier

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Title
Finding Aid to the Andrew Rose Robinson Papers, 1890-1919
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD Staff
Date
2004
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement
1.0

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

Contact:
8600 Rockville Pike
Bldg 38/1E-21, MSC 3819
Bethesda MD 20894 US
(301) 402-8878