Larrabee, Ralph Clinton papers, 1893-1933 (inclusive). GA 48

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Larrabee, Ralph Clinton papers, 1893-1933 (inclusive). GA 48


Larrabee (Harvard, M.D. 1897) was a practicing physician in Boston from 1897 until his death, and was also on the staff of the Boston City Hospital. After retiring in 1932, he was appointed consulting physician. He also taught clinical medicine at the Harvard Medical School.
Contains Larrabee's student notes and drawings, 1893-1897, for medical courses; Boston City Hospital correspondence, reports, and memoranda, 1907-ca.1930, concerning staff reorganization, establishment of the blood clinic, activities of the out-patient department, and committee work; lecture notes, 1905-1933, from Harvard Medical School and Tufts; research notes; and manuscripts of scientific papers and articles. Also includes case notes, documents, and letters concerning medical appointments, memberships, etc., and lists of fees.

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Student notes on anatomy
The Harvard Medical School student in the 1890s attended anatomy lectures four times each week, with additional hours devoted to practical anatomical dissection. Ralph C. Larrabee, who received a medical degree from Harvard in 1897, preserved his…

Notes on legal medicine lectures of Frank Winthrop Draper taken by Ralph Clinton Larrabee, October-November 1896.
The notes on Draper’s lectures from fourth-year student, Ralph C. Larrabee, concern signs of death and the onset of rigor mortis and the autopsy of an arsenic poisoning case.
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