Papers, 1817-1850, bulk 1824-1825.


Drake, Daniel, 1785-1852. Papers, 1817-1850, bulk 1824-1825.

Papers, 1817-1850, bulk 1824-1825.

38 holograph letters written by or to Drake concerning the Transylvania University Medical Department. One holograph notebook titled, "Drake's Lectures on Materia Medica," 1824.

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Historical note: The principal responsibility of the Dean of Students at Transylvania University has been the coordination of offices and programs directly related to non-academic activities of students and student organizations. From the description of Dean of students records, 1930-1991. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 191917646 Historical note: Administration of student admissions and the recording of scholastic records has at various times been the responsibility of the T...