Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922

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George M. Gould: physician and author. Lafcadio Hearn: American journalist and author living in Japan. Also known as Koizumi Yakumo.

From the description of George M. Gould collection of Hearniana, 1877-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 294954084

George Milbry Gould was born on 8 November 1848. He received an A.B. degree from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1873, and in 1874 graduated from Harvard Divinity School. In 1888 Gould received an M.D. degree from Jefferson Medical College, followed a year later by an A.M. degree from Ohio Wesleyan. In addition to his Philadelphia ophthalmological practice, Gould was an active writer and editor. Among his more notable accomplishments were the compilation of medical dictionaries (continued today by Blackiston's New Gould Medical Dictionary), and his editorship of the Philadelphia Medical Journal, American Medicine, and Medical News. Under Gould's direction the Association of Medical Librarians (later the Medical Library Association) was formed; additional correspondence from Gould can be found in their archives, also in the library.

From the description of George Milbrey Gould papers, 1858-1932. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14315760

From the description of Scrapbooks, diaries, address books, correspondence, 1881-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 320836984

George Milbry Gould was born on 8 November 1848. He received an A.B. degree from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1873, and in 1874 graduated from Harvard Divinity School. In 1888 Gould received an M.D. degree from Jefferson Medical College, followed a year later by an A.M. degree from Ohio Wesleyan.

Gould settled in Philadelphia where he specialized in ophthalmology. In addition to his Philadelphia ophthalmological practice, Gould was an active writer and editor. Among his more notable accomplishments were the compilation of medical dictionaries (continued today by Blackiston's New Gould Medical Dictionary), and his editorship of the Philadelphia Medical Journal, American Medicine, and Medical News. Under Gould's direction the Association of Medical Librarians (later the Medical Library Association) was formed; additional correspondence from Gould can be found in their archives, also in the library.

From the guide to the George Milbry Gould Papers, 1858-1932, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904. Rafukadio Hān shokan (zen 9-mai). Waseda University Library
creatorOf Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922. George M. Gould collection of Hearniana, 1877-1931. Library of Congress
referencedIn Laura Stedman Papers, 1887-1931, 1894-1926 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn In memoriam: [George M.] Gould, 1922. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Ontario Agricultural College. Students. Ex-students of the Ontario Agricultural College : 1880. University of Guelph
referencedIn Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. Papers, 1840-1960. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914. Correspondence, 1851-1928. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Biography clippings : "G" [surname] folder 1893-1993. Monterey Public Library
creatorOf Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922,. Autograph letter signed from George M. Gould, Ithaca, New York, to William Winter [manuscript], 1910 November 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1919. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922. [Collection of papers]. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Gale, Zona, 1874-1938. Letter, 1910-1920, Portage, Wisconsin, [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, Staten Island, New York / Zona Gale. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Papers concerning Lafcadio Hearn, 1877-1933. Houghton Library
creatorOf George Milbry Gould Papers, 1858-1932 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922. Scrapbooks, diaries, address books, correspondence, 1881-1921. Ohio Wesleyan University, L.A. Beeghly Library
referencedIn McClelland, Dorothea, 1897-1995. Papers, 1890-1990. Iowa State University, Parks Library
referencedIn College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Librarian. Records concerning the Medical Library Association, 1899-1929. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922. George Milbrey Gould papers, 1858-1932. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. Correspondence of Edmund Clarence Stedman [manuscript] 1866-1918. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf George M. Gould Collection of Hearniana, 1877-1931 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn [Collection of obituaries of Dr. George M. Gould]. Stanford University Lane Medical Library
creatorOf Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904. Lafcadio Hearn collection of papers, 1883-1904. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Edmund Clarence Stedman Papers, 1840-1960. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923. Papers, 1762-1927 (bulk 1872-1921) Houghton Library
referencedIn Garrison family papers, 1801-1948 (inclusive), 1840-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Stedman, Laura, 1881-1939. Laura Stedman papers, 1887-1931 (bulk 1894-1926). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Lafcadio Hearn collection of papers, 1883-1904 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library
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correspondedWith Baker, Page M., -1910 person
correspondedWith Baker, Page M., d. 1910 person
correspondedWith Bouton, James W., ca. 1831-1902 person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Clapham, Edward G. person
associatedWith College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Librarian. corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Gale, Zona, 1874-1938. person
correspondedWith Garrison family. family
correspondedWith Greenslet, Ferris, 1875-1959 person
associatedWith Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904. person
correspondedWith Hill, Alexander, b. 1844 person
correspondedWith Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957 person
associatedWith McClelland, Dorothea, 1897-1995. person
correspondedWith McDonald, Mitchell person
associatedWith Medical Library Association corporateBody
correspondedWith Miller, DeWitt, 1857-1911 person
associatedWith Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914. person
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
correspondedWith More, Paul Elmer, 1864-1937 person
associatedWith Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868. person
associatedWith Ontario Agricultural College. Students. corporateBody
correspondedWith Redway, Jacques W. (Jacques Wardlaw), 1849-1942 person
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. person
associatedWith Stedman, Laura, 1881-1939. person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
correspondedWith Tinker, Edward Larocque, 1881-1968 person
correspondedWith White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918 person
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
associatedWith Young, Robert, 1927-2008, person
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Japan
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Literature
Eye--Diseases
Publishing
Eye Diseases--Diaries
American
Americans--Japan
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology--Diaries
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Authors
Physicians
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Birth 1848-11-08

Death 1922-08-08

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