Medical Lectures

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Title

Medical Lectures

Subject

Metcalf, John George, 1801-1892
Harvard Medical School
Inscriptions
Lecture notes

Description

Dr. John George Metcalf of Mendon attended Harvard Medical School and used this notebook during the lectures of Drs. John Collins Warren, Jacob Bigelow, and Walter Channing. The notebook also served as Metcalf’s diary, and his account of life at Harvard during the winter of 1825-1826 remains one of the earliest descriptions of the life and trials of the medical student.

Abstract

Hand-written inscription by John Metcalf in his book of notes from the 1825-1826 lectures

Creator

Metcalf, John George, 1801-1892

Date Created

1825-1826

Rights

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Harvard Medical Library Rare Books Collection (H MS b29.2, v. 1)

Format

text

Extent

1 inscription

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

DigID0002415

Provenance

Gift of Dr. George R. Minot to the Harvard Medical Library, 1940

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/0002415_dref.jpg

Citation

Metcalf, John George, 1801-1892, “Medical Lectures,” OnView, accessed July 18, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6561.