Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919

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American physician, chief surgeon at The Woman's Hospital, New York, N.Y., pioneer gynecologist, and renowned collector of American historical documents and memorabilia.

From the description of T. A. Emmet letter to Eugene L. Didier [manuscript], 1884 October 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781299229

Thomas Addis Emmet, a prominent physician, historian, and collector of early Americana. During his life he extra-illustrated 150 books, including four sets of signers of the Declaration of Independence.

From the description of Collection of letters of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, 1729-1905. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228732730

U.S. obstetrician and gynecologist.

From the description of Letter, 1868, July 14 : New York, to J.W. Jones, Tarboro, North Carolina. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35129624

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Autograph File, E, 1564-1961. Houghton Library
creatorOf Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919. Letter to Charles W. Kent [manuscript], 1899 November 30. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919. Thomas Addis Emmet collection [microform]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Joseph Sabin, 1895 Nov. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Joseph E. Field collection of letters by autograph collectors, 1822-1921. Houghton Library
referencedIn David McNeely Stauffer papers, ca. 1703-ca. 1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIg, 1887-1891 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913. David McNeely Stauffer papers, ca. 1703-ca. 1924. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Benson John Lossing Collection, 1843-1917 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Sage, Gardner A. [Map of the area later bounded by Spruce Street, Pearl Street, Beekman Street and Gold Street, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)] / surveyed by Gardner A. Sage. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
creatorOf Thomas Addis Emmet papers, 1766-1908 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Cabell, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1813-1889. Correspondence of James Lawrence Cabell [manuscript] 1829-37. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919. T. Addis Emmet letter to Samuel P. Avery, 1902. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Maurice family. Maurice family papers, 1796-1959. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870. William Gilmore Simms correspondence, 1842-1866. Library of Congress
creatorOf Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949. Barrett assorted authors collection, 1814-1947 University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919,. Collection of letters of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, 1729-1905. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Sage, Gardner A. [Map of the area later bounded by 58th and 60th Streets, the East River and 5th Avenue, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)] / G.A.S. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919. T. A. Emmet letter to Eugene L. Didier [manuscript], 1884 October 22. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers of John Patten Emmet [manuscript], 1842-1879, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919. Letter, 1868, July 14 : New York, to J.W. Jones, Tarboro, North Carolina. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919,. Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, bulk (1700-1800) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Bliven, Charles D. Account books, 1834-1846. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919. Thomas Addis Emmet collection [microform]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957,. [Map of the area later bounded by 37th and 43rd Streets, 3rd Avenue and the Hudson River, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)]. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas Addis Emmet, New York, to [Augustin Daly] [manuscript], 1889 November 8. Folger Shakespeare Library
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associatedWith Albany Congress (1754 : Albany, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Annapolis Convention (1786 : Annapolis, Md.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904 person
associatedWith Benjamin, Walter Romeyn, 1854-1943 person
associatedWith Bliven, Charles D. person
associatedWith Cabell, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1813-1889. person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
associatedWith Didier, Eugene Lemoine, 1838-1913, person
associatedWith Fields, Joseph E., collector. person
associatedWith Ford collection corporateBody
associatedWith Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941 person
associatedWith Jones, John Wesley. person
associatedWith Kendal, Madge, 1849-1935 person
associatedWith Kent, Charles William, 1860-1917. person
associatedWith Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 person
associatedWith Maurice family. family
associatedWith New York Public Library. Rare Book Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939 person
associatedWith Sabin, Joseph F., 1846-1926, person
associatedWith Sage, Gardner A. person
associatedWith Sanderson, John, 1783-1844. person
correspondedWith Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870. person
associatedWith Stamp Act Congress (1765 : New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913. person
associatedWith Thomas Addis Emmet collection corporateBody
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Constitutional Convention (1787) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Virginia. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Virginia Rotunda (Charlottesville, Va.). corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Savannah (Ga.)
United States
New York (State)
United States
United States
New York (N.Y.)
Charleston (S.C.)
Subject
Illustrated books--Extra-illustrated
Autographs--Collections
Manuscripts--Collectors and collecting
presidents
Autographs--Collectors and collecting
Legislators
Book collecting
Americana--Collectors and collecting
Occupation
Collector
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Birth 1828

Death 1919

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