Selected letters, 1731-1871, relating to American medicine.

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Wellcome Historical Medical Society. Selected letters, 1731-1871, relating to American medicine.

Selected letters, 1731-1871, relating to American medicine.

These letters, from the Wellcome Historical Medical Society's collections, are on a variety of topics, primarily natural history and medicine.

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Hosack, David, 1769-1835

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Physician, botanist and minerologist of New York. From the description of Papers, 1801-1827, New York, New York. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35092174 David Hosack was a New York physician and horticulturist; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1810. From the guide to the David Hosack letters and papers, 1795-1835, 1795-1835, (American Philosophical Society) David Hosack was a New York physician and horticulturist, and was e...

Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815

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Benjamin Smith was a Philadelphia physician and naturalist. From the description of Correspondence, 1786-1815. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380112 Benjamin Smith Barton was a Philadelphia physician and naturalist. From the description of A comparative vocabulary of Indian languages, [n.d.]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523582 From the description of Volumes, 1791-1812 (bulk). (Americ...

Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864

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John Redman Coxe was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Daniel and Sarah Redman Coxe, and the grandson of Philadelphia physician John Redman. Coxe received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1794 and after additional study in Europe, established his practice in Philadelphia. He also taught at the University of Pennsylvania, wrote on medical topics, and edited medical journals and books. He was married to Sarah Cox; they had ten children. Winterthur Museum has an etchi...

Duhamel du Monceau, M., 1700-1782

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Henry Louis Duhamel du Monceau was a French agronomist and botanist; Auguste Denis Fougeroux de Bondaroy was his nephew and heir. From the guide to the Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau papers, 1716-1789, 1716-1789, (American Philosophical Society) ...

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Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich, 1752-1840

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German industrialist and physiologist; originator of the Science of Physical Anthropology From the guide to the Johann Friedrich Blumenbach letter to John Sullivan, 1828, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752-1840) was a German physician, anthropologist, and natural historian. From the guide to the Johann Friedrich Blumenbach Lecture Transcripts, 1804-1805, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George...

Cutler, Manasseh, 1742-1823

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Congregational clergyman; botanist; one of the founders of the Ohio Co. which colonized the Ohio River Valley; member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. From the description of Manasseh Cutler letter to Benjamin Lincoln [manuscript], 1783 May 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 191118377 Cutler (Yale University, B.A. 1765 and Harvard, A.M.1770) was appointed minister of Ipswich Hamlet in 1771. He published a botanical paper in the first volume of the...

Collinson, Peter, 1694-1768

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John Bartram was the first native American botanist and made many journeys through the southern frontier, collecting seeds and bulbs for transplanting. From the guide to the John Bartram correspondence, 1735-1775, 1735-1775, (American Philosophical Society) Peter Collinson was a London merchant and naturalist. From the description of Letters, [ca. 1740]-1770. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489517 From the description of ...

Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813

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Dr. Benjamin Rush was a Philadelphia physician. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1793-1821, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122647047 However, the identification of EBS is uncertain. T.C. Stockton (The Stocktons of New Jersey, etc.) lists under this name a first cousin of Rush's wife, born June 4, 1773, who died (no date) without issue. The Univ. Pa. registers of medical matriculants list EBS in 1813-14 (#73), 1814-15 (#102), ...

Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873

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Swiss American zoologist and geologist and Harvard University professor. From the description of Louis Agassiz letters, 1854-1858. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 154689919 Agassiz was born in Switzerland; taught at Neuchâtel from 1832 to 1845; and in 1846 moved to the United States to teach natural history at Harvard. Agassiz and his wife, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, spent 19 months in Brazil (1865-1866) to collect zoological specimens for the Har...

Forster, Johann Reinhold, 1729-1798

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Michaux, François-André 1770-1855

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French botanist and traveler. The son of botanist Andre Michaux (1746-1802), he made several visits to the United States. In February 1806 he embarked on a sea voyage for Charleston (S.C.) but was captured by the British en route and detained in the Bermudas. He arrived in the United States in May 1806 and spent three years in America in study and travel. Among his published writings was a study of American forest trees. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], to "Monsieur...

Boscovich, Ruggero Giuseppe, 1711-1787

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Rudjer Josip Boskovic was a mathematian and natural philosopher. Croation by birth, he spent most of his life in Rome and Milan, but also lived briefly in Paris and London. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1730-1786]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466252 Italian mathematician and natural philosopher. From the description of Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich papers, 1711-1787. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84912805 ...

Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804

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Joseph Priestley was an English clergyman, political theorist, and physical scientist whose work contributed to advances in liberal political and religious thought and in experimental chemistry. He is best remembered for his contribution to the chemistry of gases. He relocated to Northumberland, Pa. From the description of Joseph Priestley papers, 1777-1835. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53101438 Priestley and Vaughan, amongst others, founded...

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857

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Charles Lucian Bonaparte was a naturalist and ornithologist. From the description of Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465723 From the description of Letters, 1825-1857. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316342 From the guide to the Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists, 1824-1855, (American Philosophical Society) Scientist; author of American Ornithology and o...

Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859

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Naturalist, of England; explorer and writer on plants, birds, and other native species in North America; surname spelled variously. From the description of Note from Thomas Nuttale, probably to a Professor Terry, 1838. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 222009131 Zaccheus Collins was a merchant and botanist. From the guide to the Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827, (American Philosophical Society) Nat...

Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826

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Congregational clergyman and geographer of Connecticut and Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1783-1826. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58770513 From the description of Account book, 1816-1820. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58770209 Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826), a Congregational clergyman, was known as "the father of geography". His lectures on geography included Geography Made Easy (1784), the fir...

Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839

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Epithet: abolitionist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x000283 Thomas Cooper, born in London in 1759, immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1794. Well-known for his political beliefs, Cooper eventually pursued a career as a science professor and became the second president of South Carolina College in 1821. From the guide to the Thomas Cooper Papers, ., 1819-1837, (University of North Carolina at Cha...