Abbe, Robert, 1851-1928

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Robert Waldo Abbe, New York surgeon, was born on 1851 Apr. 13. He married Catherine Amory Palmer in 1891. Abbe died of anemia on 1928 Mar. 7.

Abbe received an A.B. from the College of the City of New York, 1870, and an M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, 1874. From 1877 to 1884, Abbe was Attending Surgeon in the Outpatient Department of New York Hospital. He was also Surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital and the Cancer Hospital and Attending Surgeon at New York Babies' Hospital. Abbe held positions as Professor of Didactic Surgery at the Woman's Medical College of New York, 1878-1880, and Professor of Surgery at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, 1888-1897. In 1898, he became Lecturer in Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was known for his pioneering work in intestinal anastomosis, spinal surgery, and the use of radium in the treatment of cancer. In 1911, he became an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

From the description of Memoranda of Edward Jenner : scrapbook, 1803-1817. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122474286

Robert Waldo Abbe, New York surgeon, was born on 1851 Apr. 13. He married Catherine Amory Palmer in 1891. Abbe died of anemia on 1928 Mar. 7.

Abbe received an A.B. from the College of the City of New York, 1870, and an M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, 1874. From 1877 to 1884, he was Attending Surgeon in the Outpatient Department of New York Hospital. He was also Surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital and the Cancer Hospital and Attending Surgeon at New York Babies' Hospital. Abbe held positions as Professor of Didactic Surgery at the Woman's Medical College of New York, 1878-1880, and Professor of Surgery at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, 1888-1897. In 1898, he became Lecturer in Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was known for his pioneering work in intestinal anastomosis, spinal surgery, and the use of radium in the treatment of cancer. In 1911, he became an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

From the description of Memoranda of Dr. Benjamin Rush : scrapbook, 1781-1927. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122488963

Physician.

Abbe was an alumnus of City College, Class of 1870, and brother of Cleveland Abbe, Sr.

From the description of Papers, 1873-1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155500710

Robert Waldo Abbe, New York surgeon, was born on 1851 Apr. 13. He married Catherine Amory Palmer in 1891. Abbe died of anemia on 1928 Mar. 7.

Abbe received an A.B. from the College of the City of New York, 1870, and an M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, 1874. From 1877 to 1884, Abbe was Attending Surgeon in the Outpatient Department of New York Hospital. He was also Surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital and the Cancer Hospital and Attending Surgeon at New York Babies' Hospital. Abbe held positions as Professor of Didactic Surgery at the Woman's Medical College of New York, 1878-1880, and Professor of Surgery at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, 1888-1897. In 1898, he became Lecturer in Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was known for his pioneering work in intestinal anastomosis, spinal surgery, and the use of radium in the treatment of cancer. In 1911, he became an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

From the description of Papers from the centenary of the birth of Louis Pasteur, 1922-1923. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122644841

Robert Waldo Abbe, New York surgeon, was born on 1851 Apr. 13. He married Catherine Amory Palmer in 1891. Abbe died of anemia on 1928 Mar. 7.

Abbe received an A.B. from the College of the City of New York, 1870, and an M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, 1874. From 1877 to 1884, Abbe was Attending Surgeon in the Outpatient Department of New York Hospital. He was also Surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital and the Cancer Hospital and Attending Surgeon at New York Babies' Hospital. Abbe held positions as Professor of Didactic Surgery at the Woman's Medical College of New York, 1878-1880, and Professor of Surgery at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, 1888-1897. In 1898, he became Lecturer in Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was known for his pioneering work in intestinal anastomosis, spinal surgery, and the use of radium in the treatment of cancer. In 1911, he became an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

From the description of Memoranda of Mme. M. Curie : scrapbook, 1898-1926. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122632951

Robert Waldo Abbe, New York surgeon, was born on 1851 Apr. 13. He married Catherine Amory Palmer in 1891. Abbe died of anemia on 1928 Mar. 7.

Abbe received an A.B. from the College of the City of New York, 1870, and an M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, 1874. From 1877 to 1884, Abbe was Attending Surgeon in the Outpatient Department of New York Hospital. He was also Surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital and the Cancer Hospital and Attending Surgeon at New York Babies' Hospital. Abbe held positions as Professor of Didactic Surgery at the Woman's Medical College of New York, 1878-1880, and Professor of Surgery at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, 1888-1897. In 1898, he became Lecturer in Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was known for his pioneering work in intestinal anastomosis, spinal surgery, and the use of radium in the treatment of cancer. In 1911, he became an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

From the description of Memoranda of Louis Pasteur : scrapbook, 1886-1923. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122380217

Robert Waldo Abbe, New York surgeon, was born on 1851 Apr. 13. He married Catherine Amory Palmer in 1891. Abbe died of anemia on 1928 Mar. 7.

Abbe received an A.B. from the College of the City of New York, 1870, and an M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, 1874. From 1877 to 1884, Abbe was Attending Surgeon in the Outpatient Department of New York Hospital. He was also Surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital and the Cancer Hospital and Attending Surgeon at New York Babies' Hospital. Abbe held positions as Professor of Didactic Surgery at the Woman's Medical College of New York, 1878-1880, and Professor of Surgery at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, 1888-1897. In 1898, he became Lecturer in Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was known for his pioneering work in intestinal anastomosis, spinal surgery, and the use of radium in the treatment of cancer. In 1911, he became an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

From the description of Memoranda of Joseph Lister : scrapbook, 1872-1922. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122523709

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referencedIn Kunz, George Frederick,. Papers, 1879-1932. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Abbe, Robert, 1851-1928,. Memoranda of Louis Pasteur : scrapbook, 1886-1923. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Abbe, Robert, 1851-1928,. Memoranda of Dr. Benjamin Rush : scrapbook, 1781-1927. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Abbe, Robert, 1851-1928. [Collected papers on therapeutic use of radium and surgery]. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Abbe, Robert, 1851-1928,. Memoranda of Mme. M. Curie : scrapbook, 1898-1926. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Librarian. Letters received, 1875-1942 (span), 1884-1934 (bulk). College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Abbe, Robert, 1851-1928,. Memoranda of Edward Jenner : scrapbook, 1803-1817. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916. Cleveland Abbe papers, 1850-1954 (bulk 1850-1916). Library of Congress
referencedIn Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914. Biographical project, 1914-1931. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1890-1926. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence concerning Robert Abbe, 1919-1939 (span), 1928-1929 (bulk). College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Abbe, Robert, 1851-1928,. Memoranda of Joseph Lister : scrapbook, 1872-1922. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the President. Correspondence of William J. Taylor concerning the visit of Marie Curie to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1920-1923. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Abbe, Robert, 1851-1928. Papers, 1873-1928. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of Finance and Accounting. Records concerning special funds, bequests, and estates, 1858-1992. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Cleveland Abbe Papers, 1850-1954, (bulk 1850-1916) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Philadelphia Museum of Art. Selections from the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Archives of American Art collection, 1866-1968. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Abbe, Robert, 1851-1928,. Papers from the centenary of the birth of Louis Pasteur, 1922-1923. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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associatedWith College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary. corporateBody
associatedWith College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary. corporateBody
associatedWith Curie, Marie, 1867-1934. person
associatedWith Curie, Pierre, 1859-1906. person
associatedWith Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847. person
associatedWith Flexner, Simon, 1863-1946. person
associatedWith Godlee, Rickman John, Sir, 1849-1925. person
associatedWith Jenner, Edward, 1749-1823. person
associatedWith Keen, William W. (William Williams), b. 1837. person
associatedWith Kunz, George Frederick, person
associatedWith Lister, Joseph, Baron, 1827-1912. person
associatedWith Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914. person
associatedWith Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895 person
associatedWith Philadelphia Museum of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813. person
associatedWith Thomson, St. Clair, Sir, 1859-1943. person
associatedWith Vallery-Radot, René, 1853-1933. person
associatedWith Welch, William Henry, 1850-1934. person
associatedWith Wilder, William H. (William Hamlin) b. 1860. person
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Yellow fever
Radium
Surgery
Families
Radium--therapeutic use
Electrometer
Epidemics
Women physicists
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Birth 1851-04-13

Death 1928-03-07

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