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Dexter, Aaron

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1750-1829

Dr. Aaron Dexter, born in 1750, died in 1829. Was the first professor of chemistry and materia medica (pharmacology) at Harvard Medical School. Second president of the Middlesex Canal.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Lyman Spalding papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c2
Overview: The Lyman Spalding papers, 1793-1965 (inclusive), 1793-1820 (bulk), contain correspondence of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, physician Lyman Spalding (1775-1821), his lecture notes on anatomy and surgery, Spalding's patient case histories and case reports, essays on medicine and meteorology, and tickets of admission to medical lectures at Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania. There are also botanical specimens Spalding collected in Portsmouth, and a small amount of twentieth century material...