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Fansher, Sylvanus, 1770-1846

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Waterhouse papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c16
Overview: The Benjamin Waterhouse papers, 1738-1955 (inclusive), 1778-1837 (bulk), contain correspondence to Waterhouse from Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, Edward Jenner, Sylvanus Fansher, Peter Oliver, and others, frequently about smallpox vaccination; copies of Waterhouse's outgoing correspondence; manuscripts containing notes for lectures he delivered at Harvard Medical School and other places; his writings on medicine and botany; and some correspondence and manuscripts...

Waterhouse family papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c17
Overview:

Waterhouse family papers, 1780-1894 (inclusive), 1811-1818 (bulk) principally consist of the correspondence of Benjamin Waterhouse (1754-1846) and John Fothergill Waterhouse (1791-1817) with family members. Also included are medical, subject, and lecture notes; writings; a journal; and a biography of Benjamin Waterhouse.

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  • Subject: Smallpox -- Vaccination -- History -- 19th century. X
  • Subject: Vaccination. X

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Agriculture -- United States. 1
Anatomy -- education. 1
Biographies. 1
Bloodletting -- history. 1
Botany -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- 19th century. 1
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Botany -- education. 1
Charleston (S.C.). 1
Correspondence. 1
Diaries. 1
Diplomas. 1
Diseases -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- 19th century. 1
Diseases -- etiology. 1
Dissertations. 1
Education, Medical -- history -- Massachusetts. 1
Electricity -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- 19th century. 1
Emetics -- history. 1
Entomology -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- 19th century. 1
Essays. 1
Geology -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- 19th century. 1
History of Medicine. 1
History, 18th century. 1
History, 19th century. 1
Hospitals, Military -- history. 1
Human anatomy -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- 19th century. 1
Lectures. 1
Letters. 1
Manuscripts (document genre). 1
Manuscripts. 1
Materia medica. 1
Medicine -- 18th century. 1
Medicine -- History -- 18th century. 1
Medicine -- Philosophy -- History. 1
Medicine -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- 19th century. 1
Medicine, Botanic. 1
Medicine, Greek and Roman -- History. 1
Mineralogy -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- 19th century. 1
Minerals -- Collectors and collecting. 1
Natural History -- education. 1
Natural history -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- 19th century. 1
New England -- Social life and customs. 1
Pathology -- education. 1
Petitions. 1
Philosophy, Medical -- history. 1
Plants -- Classification. 1
Schools, Medical. 1
Smallpox -- Vaccination -- History -- 18th century. 1
Tuberculosis -- Diagnosis. 1
United States -- History -- War of 1812. 1
Vaccination. 1
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