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Thomas Justus Dunott notes on the lectures of Thomas D. Mütter

Identifier: MSS 2/239

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Student notes by Thomas J. Dunott on surgical lectures of Thomas D. Mütter at Jefferson Medical College, 1852. Notes interleaved with Mütter’s Syllabus of the course of lectures on the principles and practice of surgery. Dunott’s notes concern: amputation; diseases and fractures of bones; inflammation; and wounds and injuries, specifically of head and abdomen. Includes occasional notes on John Kearsley Mitchell’s lectures on practice of medicine.


  • 1852


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Thomas Justus Dunott, son of physician Justin Dunott, was born on 29 May 1831. He married Elizabeth Zacharias and was the father of physician Daniel Zacharias Dunott. Thomas J. Dunott died on 28 May 1893. Dunott received an M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1852. He then practiced medicine in Elkton, Md., and was a surgeon during the Civil War. From 1865 to 1873, Dunott practiced in Frederick City, Md. In 1873, he removed his practice to Harrisburg, Pa., where he was chief medical officer of the City Hospital. He was a president of the Dauphin County Medical Society.


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Formerly part of the Medical Library of St. Mary's Hospital.
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