Mott, Valentine, 1785-1865

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Valentine Mott was an American surgeon and medical professor in New York City. He graduated from Columbia College, where he later became a professor of surgery; he also had a very successful private practice. He spent 1834-1841 in Europe. Upon returning to New York he joined the faculty of the new medical department of the University of the City of New York, now the New York University School of Medicine.

From the description of Valentine Mott collection, 1819-1860. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 715266749

Surgeon, father of vascular surgery. He was professor emeritus of surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1852-1865.

From the description of Introductory lecture to a course of lectures on surgical anatomy and the operations of surgery, 1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 50003174

New York surgeon.

From the description of Papers, 1806-1854 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31705970

American surgeon, was born at Glen Cove, New York, on the 20th of August 1785. He graduated at Columbia College, studied under Sir Astley Cooper in London, and also spent a winter in Edinburgh. After acting as demonstrator of anatomy he was appointed professor of surgery in Columbia College in 1809. From 1811 to 1834 he was in very extensive practice as a surgeon, and most successful as a teacher and operator at Columbia University and New York University. He also served on the board of the U.S. Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. He tied the innominate artery in 1818; the patient lived twenty-six days. He performed a similar operation on the carotid forty-six times with good results; and in 1827 he was also successful in the case of the common iliac. He is said to have performed one thousand amputations and one hundred and sixty-five lithotomies. After spending seven years in Europe (1834-1841) Mott returned to New York and founded the university medical college of that city. He translated A.A.L.M. Velpeau's Operative Surgery, and was foreign associate of the Imperial Academy of Medicine of Paris. He died on the 26th of April 1865.

From the description of Valentine Mott correspondence, 1807-1864. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14322853

American surgeon, was born at Glen Cove, New York, on the 20th of August 1785. He graduated at Columbia College, studied under Sir Astley Cooper in London, and also spent a winter in Edinburgh. After acting as demonstrator of anatomy he was appointed professor of surgery in Columbia College in 1809. From 1811 to 1834 he was in very extensive practice as a surgeon, and most successful as a teacher and operator at Columbia University and New York University. He also served on the board of the U.S. Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. He tied the innominate artery in 1818; the patient lived twenty-six days. He performed a similar operation on the carotid forty-six times with good results; and in 1827 he was also successful in the case of the common iliac. He is said to have performed one thousand amputations and one hundred and sixty-five lithotomies. After spending seven years in Europe (1834-1841) Mott returned to New York and was on the founding faculty of the university medical college of New York (New York University School of Medicine). He translated A. A. L. M. Velpeau's Operative Surgery, and was foreign associate of the Imperial Academy of Medicine of Paris. He died on the 26th of April 1865.

[from Love To Know, http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/Valentine_Mott and Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine_Mott, viewed 5/31/2007]

From the guide to the Valentine Mott Correspondence, 1807-1864, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine)

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creatorOf Mott, Valentine, 1785-1865. Papers, 1806-1854 and undated. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Records of the Founding of the University, Bulk, 1830-1860, 1830-1982 New York University. Archives.
creatorOf Weems, Gregory. [Lecture notes] / Gregory Weems. Newberry Library
creatorOf Mott, Valentine, 1785-1865. Autograph letter signed : April, to Henry Wheaton, 1840 Aug. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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referencedIn Draper, John William, 1811-1882. John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951 (bulk 1860-1882). Library of Congress
creatorOf Mott, Valentine, 1785-1865. Valentine Mott correspondence, 1807-1864. National Library of Medicine
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referencedIn Oliver, James, 1806-1893. Notebooks, 1829 (bulk), 1829-1861 (span). College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Mott, Valentine, 1785-1865. [Lecture notes] College of Physicians of Surgery of the city of New York, 1825-6. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Mott, Valentine, 1785-1865. Valentine Mott collection, 1819-1860. New-York Historical Society Library
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creatorOf Earle, Pliny, 1809-1892. Papers, 1806-1897. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
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creatorOf Mott, Valentine, 1785-1865. Introductory lecture to a course of lectures on surgical anatomy and the operations of surgery, 1852. National Library of Medicine
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creatorOf Mott, Valentine, 1785-1865. [Manuscript notes of lectures on the theory and practice of physic / by David Hosack, and on surgery, by Valentine Mott, given at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York in 1823 and 1824.]. University of Rochester Medical Center
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creatorOf Mott, Valentine, 1785-1865. Extracts from notes taken by John Titsworth in the winter of 1815 from Motts lectures on surgery at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York / transcribed by E. Murdoch, New Haven, September 19th 1816. University of Rochester Medical Center
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creatorOf Valentine Mott Correspondence, 1807-1864 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Mitchell, Chauncey Leeds, 1814-1888. Notebooks, 1833-1845. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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referencedIn Washington Square Park (New York, N.Y.), Washington Square Area, and Campus Buildings Image Collection, 1850-1990 New York University. Archives.
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referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chancellor, 1827-1890 New York University. Archives.
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Anatomy--Lecture Notes
Physicians
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Birth 1785-08-20

Death 1865-04-26

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