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 3 Collections and/or Records:
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: 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.