Bowditch, H. P. (Henry Pickering)
- Existence: 1840-1911
Henry Picking Bowditch was an American soldier, physician, physiologist, and dean of the Harvard Medical School. Following his teacher Carl Ludwig, he promoted the training of medical practitioners in a context of physiological research. His teaching career at Harvard spanned 35 years.
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents: One box of material containing annual statements of investments of Henry Pickering Bowditch of Brookline, Massachusetts. A small amount of earlier material relating to the Bowditch family and others was received at the same time.
FOUND IN: Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) / Record Group: Harvard Medical School. Office of the Dean recordsSub-Group Identifier: RG M-DE01
Scope and Content: Subgroup consists of the records of the early deans of Harvard Medical School during the years 1828-1904. Records cheifly represent the tenure of Dean Calvin Ellis (1869-1883). Records produced from the tenures of the following deans are also included: Walter Channing (1826-1847), Oliver Wendell Holmes (1847-1853), John Barnard Swett Jackson (1853-1855), David Humphreys Storer (1855-1864), George Cheyne Shattuck (1864-1869), Henry Pickering Bowditch (1883-1893), and William Lambert Richardson...
Harvard Medical School buildings and grounds, Vanderbilt Hall, and the Seeley G. Mudd Building images
Overview: This finding aid describes photographs, lantern slides, negatives, postcards, and prints portraying Vanderbilt Hall and the Seeley G. Mudd Building at Harvard Medical School.
Overview: The photographs described in this finding aid portray clubs and associations whose members are Harvard Medical School students, alumni, or faculty.
Overview: This finding aid describes photographs, lantern slides, negatives and photomechanical prints depicting the interiors of Harvard Medical School buildings.
Overview: H. P. (Henry Pickering) Bowditch (1840-1911) established the first physiological laboratory at Harvard Medical School and taught at the school for 35 years. The collection consists mainly of correspondence but also includes family research records, personal papers including military records, lectures, writings, and manuscript materials.
Overview: The James Jackson Putnam papers consist of records either created or collected by Putnam during his life or collected by his widow, Marian Cabot Putnam, after his death. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, most of it either from or to James Jackson Putnam. Correspondents include members of the Putnam, Morse, Shattuck, Cabot, and Jackson families as well as Sigmund Freud, Ernest Jones, Carl Jung, Boris Sidis, and Morton Prince, among other medical colleagues in the United States and...
Overview: The Maurice Howe Richardson papers, 1869-1913, document Richardson's career as Surgeon-in-Chief at Massachusetts General Hospital and as the Moseley Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.
FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection Identifier: MC 186; M-59, reel 995
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, etc., of Eliza Bowditch Van Loon, member of the Bowditch family of Boston, and wife of writer-journalist Hendrik Willem van Loon.