Skip to main content

J.H. Huddleston lecture notes

Identifier: MSS 2/044

Scope and Contents

Volume of lecture notes and notes on current medical journals and literature compiled by J. H. Huddleston while a student at the Medical School of Harvard University, [ca. 18891890]. Primary contents of the lecture notes concern surgery, clinical surgery, orthopaedic surgery, and the diseases of children; many lectures were delivered at Boston City Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital as part of clinical training for students. Lecturers include: Edward H. Bradford, Herbert L. Burrell, Arthur T. Cabot, David W. Cheever, George W. Gay, Charles B. Porter, Thomas M. Rotch, Charles P. Strong, J. Collins Warren, and Francis S. Watson. The lecture notes, arranged chronologically, cover an academic year in the Medical School from October to April, probably 18891890, from the third class. Most of Huddleston’s reading notes concern orthopaedic surgical topics. Particular attention is paid to Richard Barwell’s "A treatise on diseases of the joints".


  • circa 1889-1890


Biographical / Historical

John Henry Huddleston, New York physician, was born in Boston on 11 July 1864. In 1894, he married Mabel Parker Clark. Huddleston died on 30 Oct. 1915. Huddleston attended Harvard University, receiving his M.D. in 1891. He then opened a private practice in New York in 1892. Huddleston was Visiting Physician to the Gouveneur Hospital, Willard Parker Hospital, and Riverside Sanitorium, and Consulting Physician to the United Hospital, Port Chester. He was a trustee of the New York State Hospital for Incipient Tuberculosis, a director of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, and Secretary of the American delegation at the 14th International Medical Congress in 1903.


1 volume

Language of Materials


J.H. Huddleston lecture notes
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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