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ITEM — Box: 1, Folder: 5 Identifier: B MS c30

Gannett, Caleb, 1745-1818. A.L.s. to Cotton Tufts; Cambridge, Mass., 1 side (3 pages), 1783 February 5, 1783 February 5 Digital

Scope and Contents

Correspondence informing Tufts of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' resolution to create three departments within the academy -- Mathematical, Physical, and Medical -- and the appointment of fellows to each department for a term of two years. He writes that Tufts, along with Edward Augustus Holyoke and Joseph Warren, were elected to the Medical department.


  • 1783 February 5

Language of Materials

Papers are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access requires advance notice. Contact Public Services for further information.


0.18 cubic feet (1 flat storage box)


Repository Details

Part of the Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) Repository

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