Laurence Minot papers, 1871-1914.


Minot, Laurence, 1865-1921. Laurence Minot papers, 1871-1914.

Laurence Minot papers, 1871-1914.

Papers of Laurence Minot, 1871-1914, lawyer and estate and trust manager of Boston, Mass. include correspondence between Laurence and family members including brothers Charles Sedgwick, William, and Henry Davis Minot, and his father William Minot regarding daily activities, family news, and the trust business. Also included is a personal account book, 1880-81, and a hunting and games log kept in Massachusetts, 1879-82, containing records of rifle target shooting scores, animals killed, and billiard scores.

2 boxes and 2 vols.

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Minot, Charles Sedgwick, 1852-1914 (person)

Minot (Harvard, S.D. 1878) began teaching at Harvard in 1880 and was appointed James Stillman Professor of Comparative Anatomy at Harvard Medical School in 1905, a position he held until his death. Early in his career he did studies of insects and described new species; his interest expanded to comparative anatomy, morphology and growth; and his work included physiological experimentation on effects of anesthesia, reaction to tetanus, and the nature of muscular contractions. His research in huma...