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ITEM — Box: 01 Identifier: H MS c298

James Jackson Minot scrapbook

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook created by James Jackson Minot from 1870 to 1876 while he was a student at Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. Includes acceptance letters from Harvard College, graded examinations, and programs from social events he attended.


  • Creation: 1870-1876

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Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Public domain.


0.5 cubic feet (1 document box)

Biographical / Historical

James Jackson Minot, 1852-1938, AB, 1874, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts; MD, 1878, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts was a physician at the Boston Dispensary from 1880-1889. Minot also served as a visiting physician to the Carney Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and as a physician to the Out-patient Department of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Minot specialized in the prevention and care of tuberculosis and was a founder of the Boston Tuberculosis Association.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifted to the Harvard Medical Library by Liza Groves in 2008 (Acc. 2008-066).

Related Materials

Lecture notes taken by James Jackson Minot. GA 55.15. Harvard Medical Library, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Boston, Mass.

Processing Information

Processed by Charlotte Lellman in January 2021. Collection was processed according to Level 1 protocol.

Minot, James Jackson (1852-1938). Scrapbook, 1870-1876: A Finding Aid
Charlotte Lellman
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Repository Details

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

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