Letter from Charles Eliot to Calvin Ellis

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Title

Letter from Charles Eliot to Calvin Ellis

Subject

Eliot, Charles W.
Ellis, Calvin
Correspondence
Harvard Medical School

Description

In this letter to Calvin Ellis, the dean of Harvard Medical School, President Eliot outlines several key factors in his proposed educational reforms: a three-year course sequence; examinations, partly written, in each department; familiarity with dissection; and attendance for at least two terms. These changes were all in place by the opening of the term in the fall of 1871.

Abstract

Letter from President Charles Eliot to Calvin Ellis concerning his proposed education reforms

Creator

Eliot, Charles W.

Date Created

1871 February 26

Rights

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Is Part Of

Harvard Medical School. Office of the Dean. Records, 1828-1904 (inclusive). 1869-1874 (bulk). RG M-DE01. Series 00266. Box 5, folder 9.

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Format

text

Extent

1 manuscript letter (3 pages)

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

DigID0002469-0002471

Provenance

From the Collections of the Harvard Medical Library

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Citation

Eliot, Charles W., “Letter from Charles Eliot to Calvin Ellis,” OnView, accessed March 5, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6569.

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