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COLLECTION — Folder: 1 Identifier: H MS c602

James Gregory Mumford papers

Scope and Contents

Consists of letters to James Gregory Mumford, primarily regarding Mumford's publications and speaking engagements as well as his health. Correspondents include Harvey Cushing, George Washington Crille, Sir William Osler, George Edmund Schweintz, and William Roscoe Thayer. Also includes handwritten draft letters to the editors of American Medicine and Outlook written by James Gregory Mumford, and letters from Harvey Cushing to George Saltonstall Mumford and Francis James Steward.


  • 1898-1931

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

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.02 cubic feet (9 folders)

Biographical / Historical

James Gregory Mumford (1863-1914) was a physician in Boston, Massachusetts and an instructor at Harvard Medical School. He published books and essays on medicine, surgery, and the history of medicine.

Mumford, James Gregory, 1863-1914. Papers, 1898-1931 (inclusive): Finding Aid
Jessica Sedgwick
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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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