Photograph Collection

Items in the Photograph Collection Collection

Drs. Henry P. Bowditch and J. Collins Warren
Just as his great-grandfather had been instrumental in establishing the Harvard Medical School in the eighteenth century, so Dr. J. Collins Warren provided the impetus for the construction of the buildings of the Quad at the beginning of the…

Dr. John Collins Warren (1778-1856)
One of the most renowned American surgeons of the 19th century, Dr. John Collins Warren (born on August 1, 1778) graduated from Harvard College in 1797, then began the study of medicine with his father, Dr. John Warren. In 1799, he went abroad,…

Dr. J. Collins Warren (1842-1927)
Born on May 4, 1842, the fourth member of the Warren dynasty, John Collins-or "Coll"-Warren was also Harvard-educated, graduating from the College in 1863 and the Medical School in 1866. After completing his studies in Europe, he returned to Harvard…

John Alexander Benson consulting volumes in the Warren Library
Five generations of physicians and educators in the Warren family assembled over 2,000 books, pamphlets, and manuscripts on medicine and surgical practice. At his death in 1928, Dr. John Warren bequeathed to the Harvard Medical Library this…

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