Drake, Daniel, 1785-1852

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Birth 1785-10-20
Death 1852-11-05

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Scientist and physician; founder of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

From the description of Daniel Drake letter to Charles D. Meigs [manuscript], 1847 June 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 505834256

Biographical note: Daniel Drake received his early medical training in Cincinnati, Ohio as an apprentice of Dr. William Goforth and engaged in practice in that city. After studying medicine formally at the University of Pennsylvania (1805, 1816), Drake returned to Cincinnati and, late in 1817, accepted a position in the Transylvania University Medical Department in Lexington, Kentucky. Drake lectured for a single term before leaving to found the Medical College of Ohio, in Cincinnati. He accepted a second position at Transylvania in 1823 and remained there until 1827.

From the description of Papers, 1817-1961 (bulk 1824-1825). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 191917665

Physician and medical professor.

From the description of Papers, 1820-1849. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35059765


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