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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:8993 1890-1911 B785

Henry Pickering Bowditch 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.


  • 1890-1911


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored onsite. Please contact for more information regarding access procedures.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Biographical / Historical

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.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dr. Harold Bowditch and Mrs. Frederic C. Bowditch, 1959

Processing Information

Processed: December 2020 By: Baker Library Special Collections Staff
Processing Information To enhance discoverability, this collection was removed from an artificial collection of records pertaining to estate, real estate, and private management in December 2020.
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Repository Details

Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository

Baker Library Special Collections holds unique resources that focus on the evolution of business and industry, as well as the records of the Harvard Business School, documenting the institution's development over the last century. These rich and varied collections support research in a diverse range of fields such as business, economic, social and cultural history as well as the history of science and technology.

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