Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896

Variant names

Hide Profile

Dr. Joseph Meredith Toner, 1825-1896; practicing physician of Washington, D.C.; president of American Medical Association and American Public Health Association; medical historian; active in literary, research, and historical societies in the District of Columbia; collector of a large library.

From the description of Letter to Dr. Joseph M. Toner from Sister Mary Ambrose, Dec. 31, 1878. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 650087752

Physician, author, and collector.

From the description of Papers of Joseph M. Toner, 1741-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384997

Joseph M. Toner was a Washington D.C. medical doctor, book collector, and medical historian.

From the description of Joseph Meredith Toner Collection, newspaper clippings, 1816-1895 (bulk 1833-1895). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 62409212

Biographical Note

  • 1825, Apr. 30: Born, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • 1850: M.D., Vermont Medical College, Woodstock, Vt.
  • 1850 - 1855 : Medical practice, Summit and Pittsburgh, Pa., and Harper's Ferry, Va.
  • 1853: M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1855 - 1869 : Practiced medicine, Washington, D.C.
  • 1862 - 1896 : Member, Medical Society of the District of Columbia
  • 1864 - 1896 : Member, American Medical Association
  • 1868: Toner's resolution urging the American Medical Association to form its own library was adopted
  • 1873: Elected president of American Medical Association
  • 1874 - 1896 : Member, Washington Literary Society, Washington, D.C.
  • 1874: Elected president of American Public Health Association
  • 1876: Served as one of the vice presidents of the Centennial International Medical Congress, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1882: Presented to the Library of Congress more than 28,000 books, 12,000 pamphlets and periodicals, and a large collection of manuscripts and transcripts which he continued to augment until his death in 1896
  • 1886 - 1887 : President, Medical Association of the District of Columbia
  • 1887: Registrar and vice-president, Ninth International Medical Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • 1894: Elected president of the District of Columbia Historical Society
  • 1896, July 30: Died, Cresson Springs, Pa.; interred at Derry, Pa.

From the guide to the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection of Manuscripts, 1741-1896, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Spencer F. Baird Papers (Mc 2000.11).
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. Joseph Meredith Toner Collection.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 7079: Philosophical Society Of Washington.
creatorOf Joseph Meredith Toner Collection of Manuscripts, 1741-1896 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house belonging to Robert Peter. Library of Congress
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 52: Assistant Secretary, Incoming Correspondenc.
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house & grave yard belonging to Mr. Geo. Walker. Library of Congress
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion house and grave yard of the Widow Young. Library of Congress
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave yards belonging to the Widow Wheler. Library of Congress
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1865-1891 Smithsonian Institution Archives
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. Map of that part of the city in which Mrs. Fenwicks house stands : [Washington D.C.]. Library of Congress
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the mansion-house, grave-yard & buildings belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the city. Library of Congress
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mess'rs Lynch and Sands mansion house stands. Library of Congress
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. Original divisions of market squares : [Washington D.C.]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. [Collection of publications by Joseph M. Toner]. Stanford University Lane Medical Library
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. [Map of Tiber Creek, from its mouth to the extent of tide water : Washington D.C.]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. [Map of part of the Washington Canal at the eastern end of the Mall, Washington D.C.]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. [Collected papers on medical history and on sanitation.] University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Coffin, James H. (James Henry), 1806-1873. James Henry Coffin Papers, 1848-1884 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Browning Diary. [Contact repository for more information].
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. Plan of square 183 in the city of Washington on which is shewn the situation of a log dwelling house belonging to Samuel Davidson, original proprietor of the square. Library of Congress
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peters buildings stood on the tract of land called Mexico, within the city of Washington. Library of Congress
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896,. Joseph Meredith Toner Collection, newspaper clippings, 1816-1895 (bulk 1833-1895). Library of Congress
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. U.S. Smithsonian Institution Miscellany.
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house belonging to James M. Lingan. Library of Congress
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. Letter to Dr. Joseph M. Toner from Sister Mary Ambrose, Dec. 31, 1878. Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
creatorOf Priggs, John F. A. [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in central Washington D.C. in 1793] / laid down by a scale of eighty equal parts in an inch by John F.A. Priggs surv'r 1793. Library of Congress
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. Map of Jackson City opposite the city of Washington at the south end of the Potomac Free Bridge. Library of Congress
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. [Cadastral map of part of S.W. Washington D.C. showing land tracts and buildings belonging to Notley Young]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Simpson, I. Georgetown with additions / laid down by a scale of 300 feet to the inch by I. Simpson 1826. Library of Congress
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the house and grave-yard belonging to the heirs of John Davidson. Library of Congress
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington. Library of Congress
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion house belonging to Samuel Blodget. Library of Congress
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Prouts house stands : [Washington D.C.]. Library of Congress
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion house and grave-yard belonging to Abraham Young. Library of Congress
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. Map of the District of Columbia. Library of Congress
referencedIn Cornell University Library, Rare And Manuscript Collections. National Grange Papers.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 93: Fiscal Records, Federal.
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. [Map of the Capitol grounds, eastern end of The Mall, and adjacent part of the Washington Canal, Washington D.C.]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. Hamburgh : [part of Washington D.C.]. Library of Congress
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and grave yard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns. Library of Congress
creatorOf Gilpin, George. Plan of the town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia, 1798. Library of Congress
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. Papers of Joseph M. Toner, 1741-1896. Library of Congress
creatorOf Carbery, Lewis. "Moore's Vacancy" : [Washington D.C.] / plat & certificate returned to U.S. Gen'l Land Office Nov'r 15th 1848 by L. Carbery. Library of Congress
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. The plat of Carroll'sburg : [part of Washington D.C.]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Beatty, Chas. (Charles). [Map of landholdings in the part of Prince George's County (Md.) that is now central Washington D.C.] / Chas. Beatty, Arch. Orme. Library of Congress
referencedIn Austin, Benjamin W.,. Autograph collection, 1885-1894. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. [Survey map of land tracts in N.W. Washington D.C. near the old city boundary and Rock Creek]. Library of Congress
creatorOf King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mr. Youngs mill stands. Library of Congress
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Adee, David Graham, 1837-1901. person
associatedWith Alexander, Mr. person
associatedWith American Medical Association. corporateBody
associatedWith American Public Health Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Anderson, Alexander, 1775-1870. person
associatedWith Arp, Bill, 1826-1903. person
associatedWith Austin, Benjamin W., person
correspondedWith Baird, Spencer F. person
associatedWith Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887. person
associatedWith Balch, Stephen Bloomer, 1747-1833. person
associatedWith Bayley, James Roosevelt, 1814-1877. person
associatedWith Beatty, Chas. (Charles) person
associatedWith Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922. person
associatedWith Black, Jeremiah S. (Jeremiah Sullivan), 1810-1883. person
associatedWith Bowditch, Henry I. (Henry Ingersoll), 1808-1892. person
correspondedWith Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914 person
correspondedWith Browning, O. H. person
correspondedWith Brown Sequard, C. E. person
associatedWith Bushnell, Horace, 1802-1876. person
associatedWith Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893. person
associatedWith Carbery, Lewis. person
associatedWith Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878. person
associatedWith Catlin, George person
associatedWith Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873. person
associatedWith Cilley, Jonathan, 1802-1838. person
associatedWith Coleridge, John Duke Coleridge, Baron, 1820-1894. person
associatedWith Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907. person
correspondedWith Cooper, John M. person
associatedWith Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888. person
associatedWith Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857. person
correspondedWith Dahlgren, Madeleine Vinton, 1825-1898 person
associatedWith Dahlgren, Sarah Madeleine Vinton, 1825-1898. person
correspondedWith Dean, John Ward, 1815-1902 person
associatedWith De Kalb, Johann, 1721-1780. person
correspondedWith Delano, Columbus, 1809-1896 person
associatedWith Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895. person
associatedWith Duché, Jacob, 1738-1798. person
correspondedWith Eaton, John, 1829-1906 person
associatedWith Eaton, Peggy, 1799?-1879. person
associatedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. person
associatedWith Esquirol, Etienne, 1772-1840. person
associatedWith Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894. person
associatedWith Ferguson, Patrick, 1744-1780. person
associatedWith Forbes, John, 1710-1759 person
associatedWith Gaillard, E. S. (Edwin Samuel), 1827-1885. person
associatedWith Garfield Memorial Hospital (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Gibbs, George person
associatedWith Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908. person
associatedWith Gilpin, George. person
associatedWith Hampton, Wade, 1818-1902. person
associatedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878. person
associatedWith Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799. person
associatedWith Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895. person
associatedWith Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899. person
associatedWith Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. person
associatedWith Jefferson Medical College. corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875. person
associatedWith Johnston, Harriet Lane, 1830-1903. person
associatedWith Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921. person
associatedWith Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) corporateBody
correspondedWith Kauffmann, Samuel Hay, 1829-1906 person
associatedWith King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812. person
associatedWith Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. person
associatedWith Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906. person
associatedWith Lee, Charles Carter, 1798-1871. person
associatedWith Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794. person
associatedWith Lee, Thomas Ludwell, 1730-1778. person
associatedWith L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825. person
associatedWith Leverrier, U. J. J. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. person
associatedWith Literary Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Marquette, Jacques, 1637-1675. person
associatedWith Marshall, John, 1755-1835. person
correspondedWith Mary Ambrose, Sister person
associatedWith McCarthy, Carlton, 1847- person
associatedWith Medical Association of the District of Columbia. corporateBody
associatedWith Medical Society Of D. C. person
associatedWith Medical Society of the District of Columbia. corporateBody
associatedWith Morgan, Daniel, 1736-1802. person
associatedWith National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences. corporateBody
associatedWith O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847. person
associatedWith Philosophical Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Priggs, John F. A. person
associatedWith Providence Hospital (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915. person
correspondedWith Rhees, William J. person
associatedWith Richardson, T. G. (Dr.) person
associatedWith Rowland, Kate Mason, d. 1916. person
associatedWith Royall, Anne Newport, 1769-1854. person
associatedWith Saint Elizabeths Hospital (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Saint Vincent's Orphan Asylum (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Sequard, C. E. Brown person
associatedWith Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888. person
associatedWith Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. person
associatedWith Simpson, I. person
associatedWith Smithson, James, 1765-1829. person
associatedWith Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932. person
correspondedWith Spofford, Ainsworth Rand person
associatedWith Spofford, Ainsworth Rand, 1825-1908. person
associatedWith Stallo, J. B. (John Bernhard), 1823-1900. person
associatedWith St. Ann's Infant Asylum (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794. person
associatedWith Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868. person
associatedWith St. Joseph's Orphan Asylum (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Stone, Frederick D. (Frederick Dawson), 1841-1897 person
associatedWith Tayloe, Benjamin Ogle, 1796-1868. person
associatedWith Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824. person
associatedWith Townsend, George Alfred, 1841-1914. person
associatedWith Tyler, John, 1790-1862. person
associatedWith United States Medical Society corporateBody
associatedWith Van Campen, Moses, 1757-1849. person
associatedWith Vermont Medical College (Woodstock, Vt.) corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, George, ca. 1752-ca. 1817. person
associatedWith Warren, Edward, 1828-1893. person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
correspondedWith Watts, Frederick, 1801-1889 person
associatedWith Wharton, Francis, 1820-1889. person
associatedWith Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894. person
associatedWith Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
Washington (D.C.)
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
United States
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Subject
Physicians--United States--Correspondence
Scientific publications
Real property--Maps
History of medicine
Smithsonian Weather Service
American newspapers--Sources
Medicine--Practice--Washington (D.C.)
Medicine--United States--Biography
Medicine--Societies, etc
Medicine
Church architecture
Smithsonian Institution
Sanitation
Smithsonian Board Of Regents
Journalism--History--Sources
Medicine--Practice
Literature--Societies, etc
Physicians--United States--Biography
Smithsonian Exchange
Smithsonian Building
National Academy of Sciences
Forbes Expedition against Fort Duquesne, Pa., 1758
Agriculture
Lectures, Popular
Research--Societies, etc
Medicine--Practice--Pennsylvania
Scientific organizations
Meteorology
Medicine--Practice--History
Smithsonian Publications
Dissertations, Academic--Collections
Periodical editors--Sources
Manuscript maps
District of columbia
Smithsonian Library
Natural history
Occupation
Authors
Collector
Physicians
Activity

Person

Birth 1825

Death 1896

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d79gx8

Ark ID: w6d79gx8

SNAC ID: 31752880