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COLLECTION — Box: 03 Identifier: H MS c185

Hayward Warren Cushing papers

Scope and Contents

Consists of two folders of drafts and notes for an article written by Cushing on a surgical case involving a man who was struck in the abdomen by a board. Also includes some unrelated correspondence, bills, and notes.


  • 1887 - 1898


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in the collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting any third-party copyright holders for permission to reproduce or publish. For more information on the Center's use, publication, and reproduction policies, view our Reproductions and Use Policy.


0.10 cubic feet

Biographical / Historical

Hayward Warren Cushing (1854-1934) was the son of Hayward Peirce (1812-1870) and Harriet Maria (Pierce) Cushing (1817-1897). Hayward Warren attended Harvard College, graduating with an A.B. in 1877, and then Harvard Medical School, graduating with an M.D. in 1882. He held positions in surgery at the Boston City Hospital and Children’s Hospital and was a member of the American Surgical Association and the Massachusetts Medical Society. He married Martha Helen Thompson (1858-1943) in Brookline, Massachusetts, in 1894.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Immediate source of acquisition unknown; accessioned at the point of processing, 2021 (Accession 2022-005).

Processing Information

Processed by Hanna Clutterbuck-Cook in October, 2021. Collection was processed according to Level 1 protocol.

Hayward Warren Cushing papers, circa 1887-1898: A Finding Aid
Hanna Clutterbuck-Cook
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Repository Details

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