Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861

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Physician, New York City.

From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Latham Mitchill : holograph, [1859]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58761170

New York physician.

From the description of Letter, 1853, Dec. 20 : New York City, to Mr. Randall. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35073168

John Wakefield Francis was a prominent New York physician, medical lecturer, patron of the arts and author, notably of "Old New York, or, Reminscences of the Past Sixty Years."

From the description of John Wakefield Francis collection, 1816-1858. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 709967046

Physician John Wakefield Francis (1789-1861) cofounded the New York Academy of Medicine. He served as the second president of the Academy, taught at Bellevue Hospital, wrote medical texts, and edited professional journals.

From the guide to the John Wakefield Francis papers, 1808-1861, 1808-1861, (American Philosophical Society)

New York, N.Y. Physician. Francis spent several years in England doing medical research. After returning to the United States, he became involved in local affairs and was known for his medical and civic activities at the time of his death.

From the description of Papers, 1780-1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122573522

American physician.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, [no year] Sept. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270750166

From the description of Autograph letters signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Dwight, 1848 Feb. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270750183

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Dr. Griscom, 1852 Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270750190

John Wakefield Francis (1789-1861) was a physician who co-founded the New York Academy of Medicine. He served as the second president of the Academy, taught at Bellevue Hospital, wrote medical texts, and edited professional journals.

From the description of John W. Francis papers, 1798-1865, bulk (1820-1860). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122466419

From the guide to the John W. Francis papers, 1798-1865, 1820-1860, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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referencedIn Samuel Ward papers, 1647-1912 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Sage, Gardner A. [Map of the area later bounded by 13th and 17th Streets, 3rd Avenue and Broadway, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)]. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Ward, Samuel, 1814-1884. Samuel Ward papers, 1647-1912. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861. John W. Francis papers, 1798-1865, bulk (1820-1860). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf John W. Francis papers, 1798-1865, 1820-1860 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Bache, Benjamin Franklin, 1801-1881. Benjamin Franklin Bache correspondence, 1818-1819. Library of Congress
referencedIn Clinton family. Papers, 1779-1856. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907. Letter signed : Tivoli [New York], to Dr. John W. Francis, 1858 Sept. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, V, 1476-1947. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Duyckinck, Evert A. (Evert Augustus), 1816-1878. Papers of Evert A. Duyckinck [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hueston, Samuel. Samuel Hueston letter to J.W. Francis on prospectus for Knickerbocker Gallery, 1854 June 7. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861. John W. Francis papers, 1798-1865, bulk (1820-1860). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn John Vaughan papers, 1768 - Circa 1936, 1768 - Circa 1936 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Bartley, George, 1782-1858. George Bartley letters, 1819-1836. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Francis, John Wakefield, 1789-1861. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, [no year] Sept. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn American Academy of the Fine Arts. Records, 1802-1840. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Jenckes, Charles M. Collectrion of watercolor sketches of the old New York, 1893-1896 Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Childs, George William, 1829-1894. George William Childs letters, 1857-1890. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Mott, Valentine, 1785-1865. Valentine Mott collection, 1819-1860. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891. Papers of Benson John Lossing [manuscript], 1852-1892. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Francis, John Wakefield, 1789-1861. Autograph letters signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Dwight, 1848 Feb. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Samuel Ward family papers, 1796-1857. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Rutgers Medical College. Minutes and student rosters, 1826-1830. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872. Letter, 1842, August 15, Albany, N.Y., to Dr. John W. Francis. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Benson John Lossing Collection University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf John Wakefield Francis papers, 1808-1861, 1808-1861 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Bellevue Hospital (New York, N.Y.). Records, 1857-1948. New York Academy of Medicine
referencedIn Papers, 1790-1951. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1787?-1944, c.1984 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Benson John Lossing Collection, 1843-1917 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Rutgers Medical College. Records 1792-1973 (inclusive), 1792-1830 (bulk). Rutgers University
referencedIn Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853. ALS : Philadelphia, to John Wakefield Francis, 1831 Oct. [no day]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Book collectors miscellaneous papers, 1649-1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Old New York; or, Reminiscences of the past sixty years: holograph, address delivered before the New-York Historical Society, 1857 Nov. 17 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Adams, John, d. 1855. [Collection of 19th-century matriculation tickets, lecture admission cards, schedule cards, and graduation tickets from various colleges of medicine and pharmacy.]. Library Company of Philadelphia
creatorOf Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949. Barrett assorted authors collection [manuscript] 1814-1947. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Francis, John Wakefield, 1789-1861. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Dr. Griscom, 1852 Sept. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861,. Autograph letters signed from John Wakefield Francis to George Bartley [manuscript], 1819 July-September. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb, 1807-1825 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters to various correspondents, 1812-1863. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Inventory to the Records of the Rutgers Medical College (New York, N.Y.), 1792-1973 Rutgers University Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Selected art related letters from Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Society Collection, 1760-1935. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Saunders, Frederick, 1807-1902. Frederick Saunders letter to Dr. J. W. Francis [manuscript], ante 1859. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn John W. and Maria Eliza Cutler Francis family collection, Francis, John W. and Maria Eliza Cutler family collection, 1823-1854 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Goelet, Ogden, 1846-1897. Old New York, or, Reminiscences of the past sixty years, [ca. 1660-1897?] by John W. Francis ; with a memoir of the author by Henry T. Tuckerman. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861. Reminiscences of Samuel Latham Mitchill : holograph, [1859]. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Walsh, Robert, 1784-1859. Letters of Robert Walsh [manuscript], 1831-1844. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Edmund Kean correspondence, 1826-1828 (bulk), 1791-1836 (inclusive). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Berrian, Sam G. Letter : St. Louis, [Missouri?], to Dr. J[ohn] W. Francis, New York, [New York], 1818 March 26. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn John Vaughan papers, 1768 - Circa 1936, 1768 - Circa 1936 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Knapp, Samuel L. (Samuel Lorenzo), 1783-1838. Letters to John Wakefield Francis [manuscript], 1836. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861. Letter, 1853, Dec. 20 : New York City, to Mr. Randall. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861. Papers, 1780-1866. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf [John Wakefield Francis, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn John Pintard Papers, 1750-1925 (bulk 1770-1890) © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Medico-Chirurgical Society of the University of the State of New York. Minutes, 1807 Dec.-1813 Feb. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861. Old New York; or, Reminiscences of the past sixty years: holograph, address delivered before the New-York Historical Society, 1857 Nov. 17. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Pintard, John, 1759-1844. John Pintard papers, 1779-1880. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Benson John Lossing Collection University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861. John Wakefield Francis collection, 1816-1858. New-York Historical Society Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)
New York (N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
England
New York (N.Y.)
Subject
Medicine--New York (N.Y.)
Medicine--History
Medicine--Study and teaching
Physicians--Biography
Medicine--New York (State)--New York
Physicians
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Birth 1789

Death 1861

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