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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:

Papers of Eliza Bowditch Van Loon, 1906-1907

Collection 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.