Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926

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Bigelow (Harvard M.D. 1874) was briefly an instructor in surgery at the Harvard Medical School. From 1881 to 1888 he studied art in Japan, and later donated his collections of Oriental art to the Boston Museum of Fine Art.

From the description of Buddhist notes : typescript, 1922 January-February. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612790985

Bigelow (Harvard, M.D. 1874) was briefly an instructor in surgery at the Harvard Medical School. From 1881 to 1888 he studied art in Japan, and later donated his collections of Oriental art to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

From the description of Papers of William Sturgis Bigelow, ca. 1870. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281438766

Surgeon and collector of Oriental art, of Massachusetts.

From the description of Dr. William Sturgis Bigelow papers, 1908-1975. (Nantucket Hist Association). WorldCat record id: 70953320

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referencedIn Correspondence, 1800-1932. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Whitney, William F. Papers of William Fiske Whitney, ca.1870-1921 (inclusive). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Hay papers, Hay (John) papers, 1829-1916 John Hay Library, Special Collections
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Bickford" to "Brassey". Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926. Papers of William Sturgis Bigelow, ca. 1870. Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924. Isabella Stewart Gardner papers, 1760-1956. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Ernest Francisco Fenollosa papers, 1881-1952 (inclusive), 1881-1909 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Winslow, Frederick Bradlee, Mrs. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1922-1959. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993 (bulk 1878-1919). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926. William Stugis Bigelow papers, 1861-1925. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Papers, 1759-1993, (bulk 1878-1919) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926. Dr. William Sturgis Bigelow papers, 1908-1975. Nantucket Hist Association
creatorOf Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926. Buddhist notes : typescript, 1922 January-February. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926. Lectures on the arts : [list of subscribers]. New England Conservatory of Music, Harriet M. Spaulding Library
referencedIn Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890. Papers of Henry Jacob Bigelow, 1840-1889 (inclusive), 1881-1889 (bulk). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Caroline Sturgis Tappan papers, 1838-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Pforzheimer, Walter L. (Walter Lionel), 1914-2003. Walter Lionel Pforzheimer collection, 1487-1997 (inclusive), 1487-1982 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn William Woodville Rockhill papers, 1826-1941. Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1892. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Sturgis Library (Barnstable, Mass.). Sturgis Library records, 1803-1991 1862-1991. Clams, Inc
referencedIn Walter Lionel Pforzheimer collection, 1487-1997 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Correspondence and compositions, 1718-1946 (inclusive) 1873-1919 (bulk). Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Harvard College Library. Early Catalogs and Shelflists of the Harvard College Library, 1723-1822. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Robert Grant papers, 1809-1940. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926. William Sturgis Bigelow correspondence, 1908-1910. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1820-1894. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Parkman family papers, 1793-1896. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters to William James from various correspondents and photograph album, 1865-1929. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Agassiz, Mabel. person
associatedWith Ajari, Sakurai. person
associatedWith Bigelow family family
associatedWith Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890. person
correspondedWith Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893 person
associatedWith Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926. person
correspondedWith Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco, 1853-1908 person
associatedWith Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924. person
correspondedWith Grant, Robert, 1852-1940 person
associatedWith Gray, John Chipman, 1839-1915 person
associatedWith Harvard College Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
correspondedWith James, William, 1842-1910 person
associatedWith Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943. person
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. corporateBody
associatedWith Parkman family. family
associatedWith Pforzheimer, Walter L. (Walter Lionel), 1914-2003. person
correspondedWith Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Kermit person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
associatedWith Shattuck, Frederick Cheever, 1847-1929. person
associatedWith Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869. person
associatedWith Sturgis Library (Barnstable, Mass.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Tappan, Caroline Sturgis, 1819-1888 person
associatedWith Tavern Club (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
associatedWith Whitney, William F. person
associatedWith Winslow, Frederick Bradlee, Mrs. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Japan
Japan
Boston (Mass.)
United States
United States
United States
Massachusetts
United States
Subject
Medals
Titles of honor and nobility
Japanologists
Buddhism
Art, Japanese
Occupation
Surgeons--Massachusetts
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Birth 1850

Death 1926

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