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William Pepper letters to Hampton L. Carson

Identifier: MSS 2/306

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Two typed letters signed, 1910 Feb. 5 and circa 1910, concerning William Pepper’s efforts to obtain complete collection of oil portraits of University of Pennsylvania medical faculty.


  • 1910


Biographical / Historical

William Pepper, Philadelphia, Pa., medical educator, was born on 14 May 1874. He married (1) Mary Godfrey (d. 1918), then (2) Phoebe S. Voorhees Drayton. Pepper died on 3 Dec. 1947. William Pepper attended the University of Pennsylvania, receiving an A.B. in 1894 and M.D. in 1897. He joined the faculty of the University's medical school in 1899 and was its dean, 1912-1945. During World War I, he was the commanding officer of Base Hospital 74. William Pepper was a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.


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William Pepper letters to Hampton L. Carson
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Repository Details

Part of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Repository

19 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19103 United States