5. District of Columbia, 1799-1911
Scope and Contents
From the Collection: Collection contains assembled biographical and educational data on physicians and surgeons, 1663-1977; bulk of information concerns regular, homeopathic, and eclectic American 19th century practitioners. Collection includes photocopies of published alumni catalogues and directories, course announcements, membership directories, and miscellaneous sources. Series 1.1 contains lists of alumni and matriculants, 1749-1955, with folder of information on Americans attending foreign medical schools, 1749-1866, and folder of statistical data of medical education, 1825-1902. Series 1.2 contains lists of alumni physicians of non-medical schools, 1749-1924. Series 2 contains local lists of medical practitioners and members of professional associations, 1663-1977, including lists of state board licentiates, membership lists, local directories, and necrology and obituary lists. Series includes lists of officers and members of county medical societies of Pennsylvania and returns of census of Pennsylvania practitioners in 1880s. Series 3 contains lists of homeopathic practioners, necrologies, biographical indexes, and historical information, 1844-1906. Lists of military physicians and surgeons, 1775-1928, in Series 4; bulk of data concerns Civil War medical personnel. Miscellaneous lists and indexes to biographical compilations, 1847-1969, in Series 5; includes list of obituaries in Transactions of the American Medical Association, 1850-1881.
From the Collection: 6 Linear feet (15 document boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English