Stillman, J. D. B. (Jacob Davis Babcock), 1819-1888

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Physician, of San Francisco, Calif.

From the description of Papers, 1849-1898. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 28420175

Stillman was a physician who came to Calif. from New York in 1849. He practiced medicine in Sacramento and then San Francisco, where he was involved in various aspects of public life. He also served as Leland Stanford's personal physician. Stillman conducted research for Eadweard Muybridge's animal locomotion studies, which were commissioned by Stanford. Stillman authored the resulting book, The Horse in Motion (1882), and assisted with its publication.

From the description of Jacob Davis Babcock Stillman papers, 1849-1898. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 145415127

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creatorOf Stillman, J. D. B. (Jacob Davis Babcock), 1819-1888. Dictation from J.D.B. Stillman : San Bernardino County : ms., [ca. 1887-1889]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn George T. Clark papers, 1862-1935 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Stillman, J. D. B. (Jacob Davis Babcock), 1819-1888. Jacob Davis Babcock Stillman papers, 1849-1898. California Historical Society
creatorOf Burns, Aaron M. Vigilance Committees in San Francisco : miscellany, ms., 1877. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Stillman, J. D. B. (Jacob Davis Babcock), 1819-1888. Papers, 1849-1898. California Historical Society
referencedIn Miles, Walter R. Research concerning Eadweard Muybridge, 1928-1932. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Stillman, Thomas. Thomas Stillman correspondence : ALS, 1854-1864. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Clark, George T., 1862-1940. George T. Clark papers, 1862-1935. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Miles, Walter R. Research concerning Eadweard Muybridge, 1928-1932 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 Bancroft Library
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associatedWith Clark, George C. person
associatedWith Clark, George T., 1862-1940. person
associatedWith Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. person
associatedWith Hubert Howe Bancroft collection. person
associatedWith Miles, Walter R. person
associatedWith Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904. person
associatedWith Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893. person
correspondedWith Stillman family family
associatedWith Stillman, Thomas. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
California
California
San Francisco (Calif.)
Texas
San Bernardino County (Calif.)
California
San Bernardino County (Calif.)
Redlands (Calif.)
Lugonia (Calif.)
Subject
Animal locomotion
Horses--Paces, gaits, etc
Farms
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Voyages and travels--19th century
Occupation
Physicians--California
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Birth 1819

Death 1888

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