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COLLECTION — oversize-folder: FF3/15 Identifier: H MS c613

Abner Little Merrill diploma, 1849

Scope and Contents

Consists of a single item, Abner Little Merrill’s diploma of graduation from Harvard Medical School.


  • 1849


Language of Materials

Materials in English and Latin.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Public domain.


0.10 cubic feet

Biographical / Historical

Abner Little Merrill (1826-1916), 1846, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; M.D., 1849, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, was first a practicing physician and then a member of Merrill Brothers, a Boston firm specializing in paints and oils.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Immediate source of acquisition unknown; accessioned at the point of processing, 2021 (Accession 1981-82/m/8).

Processing Information

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

Abner Little Merrill diploma, 1849: A Finding Aid
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Repository Details

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

The Center for the History of Medicine in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine is one of the world's leading resources for the study of the history of health and medicine. Our mission is to enable the history of medicine and public health to inform healthcare, the health sciences, and the societies in which they are embedded.

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