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COLLECTION — Box: 01 Identifier: H MS c336

John Mills Browne papers

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of John Mills Browne's student notebooks from his time at Massachusetts Medical College of Harvard University (later Harvard Medical School). In these notebooks, Browne records lectures by Walter Channing, John Ware, and Jacob Bigelow. Collection also includes Browne's pharmaceutical and household remedies recipe books, 1848 to 1852.

Dates

  • 1848-1852

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Public domain.

Extent

.3 cubic feet

Biographical / Historical

John Mills Browne (1831-1894), M.D., 1852, Massachusetts Medical College of Harvard University (now Harvard Medical School, Boston), was appointed Surgeon General of the United States Navy by President Grover Cleveland in 1888, a position he held until 1893.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Carmen D. Valentino, 2010 (Accession #2011-002)

Processing Information

Processing Information Processed by Charlotte Lellman in January 2021. Collection was processed according to Level 1 protocol.
Link to catalog
Title
Browne, John Mills, 1831-1894. Papers, 1848-1852: A Finding Aid
Status
completed
Author
Charlotte Lellman
Date
2021-01-05
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
EAD ID
med00833

Repository Details

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

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