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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 1 Collection or Record:

Early deans' records, 1828-1904 (inclusive), 1869-1874 (bulk), 1828-1904 (inclusive)

Sub-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...