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Jeffries Wyman papers


The Jeffries Wyman papers, 1826-1936 (inclusive), 1849-1874 (bulk) are the product of Wyman's research, teaching, professional, and publishing activities throughout his career as a naturalist and scientific researcher with positions as the Hersey Professor of Anatomy at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; curator of what is now the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University; curator of the Lowell Institute, Boston; and as a professor of anatomy and physiology at Hampden-Sydney College, Richmond, Virginia. The papers are arranged in five series: I. Research notes, 1832-1874; II. Correspondence, 1826-1909; III. Teaching records, 1849-1871; IV. Writings and publications, 1840-1874; and V. Personal papers, 1828-1936.


  • Creation: 1826-1936 (inclusive)
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1849-1874


Language of Materials

Papers are predominantly in English, with some papers in French, German, and Italian.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

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5 cubic feet (4 records center cartons, 1 letter size document box, 1 legal sized document box, 1 oversized box)

The Jeffries Wyman papers, 1826-1936 (inclusive), 1849-1874 (bulk) are the product of Wyman's research, teaching, professional, and publishing activities throughout his career as a naturalist and scientific researcher with positions as the Hersey Professor of Anatomy at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; curator of what is now the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University; curator of the Lowell Institute, Boston; and as a professor of anatomy and physiology at Hampden-Sydney College, Richmond, Virginia. The papers are arranged in five series: I. Research notes, 1832-1874; II. Correspondence, 1826-1909; III. Teaching records, 1849-1871; IV. Writings and publications, 1840-1874; and V. Personal papers, 1828-1936.

Research notes (Series I) contains materials relating to Wyman's anatomy and physiology research, including his notes made in diaries and sketchbooks kept during his travels. The travel diaries additionally include remarks about Wyman's travels, interactions with travel companions and people he met along the way, occasional sketches of his surroundings, and notes about his family with whom he was corresponding. The sketchbooks show flora and fauna, as well as some drawings and studies featuring architecture and human subjects. Further diaries include descriptions of meetings and teaching duties, as well as his daily habits and activities and personal interactions with colleagues, peers, family and friends. Further anatomical drawings and studies from laboratory, archaeological, and other research carried out at Harvard University and the Peabody Museum are included. There are some loose research notes within the series. Subjects of the research materials include the anatomy and physiology of bees, gorillas and other apes, planaria worms, menapoma, howling monkeys, studies of bone structures in various animals, as well studies of different human anatomy and bone structure and related topics.

Correspondence (Series II) contains letters from colleagues and fellow naturalists and anatomists, as well as family and friends, though even these more personal letters are often conversationally oriented towards Wyman's studies and findings during his travels. Additionally contains correspondence from professional organizations related to scientific study, naturalism, and anatomy and physiology, such as the Academy of Natural Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital, the Smithsonian Institute, the Society of natural History, among others. A second grouping of correspondence is between colleagues, peers, and later anatomists and his family and agents following his death, including memorials and requests for reprints or access to his personal papers. These letters are generally addressed to family members as well as a later agent for the family, Charles Sedgwick Minot.

Teaching records (Series III) includes lecture notes and drawings used for teaching classes in anatomy and physiology as the Hersey Professor of Anatomy at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and for a set of lectures at the Lawrence Scientific School. Topics of the lectures include comparative anatomy and physiology, skeletal structures, the reproductive, nervous, digestive, and circulatory systems, the kidneys, muscular fiber and motion, anatomical repair, as well as embryology, homologies of teeth, and viviparous fishes. Writings and publications consists of reprints of scientific journal articles by Wyman, as well as a few related articles by peers and colleagues. This includes transcripts of the formal lectures Wyman delivered at the Lowell Institute in 1840, typed considerably after the lectures' delivery and in the form of a manuscript rather than notes. There are also handwritten manuscript drafts on subjects such as the muscles of gorillas and chimpanzees, the muscles of cats and seals, the muscles of the howling monkey, threadworms, the anatomy of elephants, the bone structure and anatomy of vertebrate animals, mollusks, and similar topics. The personal papers (Series V) include biographical materials belonging to Jeffries Wyman and written after his death; photographs of Jeffries Wyman and his brother; passports; a handwritten biography of his second wife, Annie Williams Whitney Wyman; receipts for donations; and a family account book. This series also includes a handwritten description of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology.

The papers are predominantly in English. Some records are in French, German, and Italian.

Biographical Note

Jeffries Wyman (1814-1874), A.B., 1833, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts and M.D., 1837, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts was the Hersey Professor of Anatomy at Harvard University, Cambridge from 1847 to 1874 and the first curator (1866-1874) of what came to be known as the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge. He was President of the Boston Society of Natural History (1856-1870) and a councilor of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Though he graduated with a medical doctorate from Harvard Medical School, following graduation Wyman chose to focus on naturalist research, including but not limited to studies of human and comparative anatomy (such as work that compared the bodies of individuals of different races), physiological observations, paleontological and ethnological examinations of fossils, and observations of animal habits.

Jeffries Wyman was born in Chelmsford, Massachusetts on 11 August 1814 to Ann Morrill Wyman and Rufus Wyman (1778-1842), the first physician at the Asylum for the Insane in Charlestown, Massachusetts (in an area that is now part of Somerville, Massachusetts; now called McLean Hospital and located in Belmont, Massachusetts) and professional partner of John Jeffries (1744-1819), after whom his son was named. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire and entered Harvard College in 1829, graduating at age nineteen in 1833. Wyman went on to attend Harvard Medical School, acting as house pupil at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts during his four years of study. He graduated with his medical doctorate in 1837. He became a demonstrator for John C. Warren (1778-1856) at Harvard Medical School (1838) and began to shift the focus of his career away from medicine towards anatomy. Wyman then became the Curator at the Lowell Institute, Boston, in 1839, where he delivered a series of public lectures, and remained an affiliate until 1842. During the years 1841 to 1842, he traveled to Europe to study with doctors, anatomists, scientists, and naturalists such as Richard Owen (1804-1892), P. (Pierre) Flourens (1794-1867), Francois Magendi (1783-1855), H.-M. (Henri-Marie) Ducrotay de Blainville (1777-1850), Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1805-1861), and H. (Henri) Milne-Edwards (1800-1885). In 1843, Wyman became a professor of anatomy and physiology at Hampden-Sydney College, Richmond, Virginia, a position he held until 1848. Wyman then returned to the Boston area, and on 03 April 1847 he was appointed the first Hersey Professor of Anatomy at Harvard University, as this position was moved from Harvard Medical School in Boston to Harvard University in Cambridge following Warren’s resignation. Wyman returned to the Lowell Institute for a series of twelve lectures on Comparative Physiology in 1849. He was involved with the formation of the Museum of Comparative Anatomy and Physiology, and in 1866, when George Peabody (1795-1869) founded what became known as the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology in 1866, Wyman became its first curator.

Wyman is known for his work on topics that span human and comparative anatomy, physiological observations, paleontological and ethnological studies of fossils, observation of animal behaviors and habits, and the study of cells, muscular, and bone structures of various animals. He wrote papers on large apes and was responsible for naming the gorilla, and he studied the eye and hearing organs of fish in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky. He examined the passage of nerves throughout the body and carried out various experiments relating to the impact of heated or boiling water on organic matter and living organisms. Wyman furthermore studied the development of mold and the impact of light on tadpole development. He created methods for measuring the velocity and force of ciliary movements. In the Dutch colonized islands in the Guianas, he studied various species of fish, and he traveled down the east coast of the United States and into Florida examining the natural landscape and its flora and fauna. Additionally, he was involved with the murder trial of John White Webster (1793-1850), on trial for the murder of George Parkman (1790-1849), studying bone fragments and assisting with the identification of the body of the deceased. He also studied the brain and skull of Daniel Webster (1782-1852), examining the arrangement of the spiculae of bone in the neck of the femur and making observations on the cranial structure. Wyman did not take a public stance on Charles Darwin’s (1809-1882) theory of evolution, which included the discovery that all humans descended from a common ancestor. Unlike his Harvard colleague, Louis Agassiz (1807-1873), he also did not speak in favor of polygenesis (the racist idea that Black and white people are not descended from a common evolutionary ancestor). Wyman’s anatomical research tended to show that Black individuals were much more anatomically similar to white people than to apes (1). This was evident in his dissection of an enslaved boy from southern Africa named Steaurma Jantjes (also spelled as Sturman or Sturmann and Yenghis or Yanghi), who had died by suicide while being displayed on Boston Common in 1861 (2).

Throughout his career, Wyman was an active lecturer and member of professional organizations. He joined the Boston Society of Natural History in 1837 and served as its Recording Secretary (1839-1841), Curator of Icthyology and Herpetology (1841-1847), Curator of Herpetology (1847-1855), and Curator of Comparative Anatomy (1855-1874). He was appointed the Society's President and served in that role from 1856 to 1870. Wyman was selected President of the American Association for the Promotion of Science in 1857, but he did not serve in this position. He was a councilor of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the Faculty of the Museum of Comparative Anatomy.

Wyman married Adeline Wheelwright in 1850, and they had two daughters, Mary (1855-1923) and Susan (1851-1907). Wheelright died in 1855. Wyman then married Anne Williams Whitney in 1861, with whom he had one son, Jeffries Wyman, Jr. (1864-1941). Whitney died in 1864. Wyman, who had suffered from pneumonia during his undergraduate study at Harvard College, dealt with pulmonary infections throughout his life. He died from a related illness on 04 September 1874 in Bethlehem, New Hampshire. His grandson, Jeffries Wyman III (1901-1995) was a molecular biologist and biophysicist and was also a professor at Harvard Medical School and later the University of Rome, Italy. Wyman’s brother, Morrill Wyman (1812-1903) was also a Harvard-educated Boston physician.

1. Lienhard, John H. "No. 1945: Jeffries Wyman." Engines of Our Ingenuity. University of Houston, 2004,

2. Drake, Jarrett Martin. "Blood at the Root." Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies 8, Article 6 (2021). Accessed 01 September 2021,

Series and Subseries in the Collection

  1. I. Research notes, 1832-1874
  2. I.A. Diaries, 1857-1871
  3. I.B. Sketchbooks and anatomy drawings, 1832-1874
  4. I.C. Research notes, 1855-1871
  5. II. Correspondence, 1826-1909
  6. III. Teaching records, 1849-1871
  7. IV. Writings and publications, 1840-1874
  8. V. Personal papers, 1828-1936

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection has been integrated from three separate collections created by Jeffries Wyman. The first of these was H MS c12, a group of correspondence files and sketchbooks donated by Ann Wyman in 1970. Another group, previously cataloged as H MS b54, was donated by Ann Wyman prior to 1980, which included 18 volumes of diaries (H MS b54.1) and sketchbooks (H MS b54.2), as well as some additional correspondence. A final group of files include teaching records, manuscript drafts, and sketchbooks was located within the Center for the History of Medicine's collections in 1974, and was cataloged as GA 97. All three of these collections have been reprocessed and integrated into the Jeffries Wyman papers, H MS c12, described here.

Related Collections in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Center for the History of Medicine

Materials in the Warren Anatomical Museum were donated by Jeffries Wyman during his life. These included, as listed and numbered in the 1847 Descriptive Catalogue of the Anatomical Museum of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement: a plaster cast of a skull (89); cranium of a duck (111); scapula and humerus of a muskrat (175); pulmonary apoplexy (439); molar tooth a cow (535); dissection of a male lumbricus (881); intestinal worms (883); sculpin with worms (888); parasites (890); portion of intestine from striped bass (892), taenia from a porcupine (900), linguateulae from the inner surface of a lung (907); larvae of the bot-fly (912); frog with stump leg (928); frog missing a leg (929); as well as multiple anatomical drawings (790, 813, 819, 833, 836, 850, 894, 895, 903).

In the 1870 catalogue of the Warren Anatomical Museum, the following additional items are listed and numbered : scapula of an adult (I.1.); bones of a young pig covered in madder (4); sperm whale jaw bone (6); first two cervicle of an adult (200); bones of rats: sternum, clavicles, and upper and lower extremities (210-211); heart of a shark, injected (I.287); brain of a dogfish (436); portion of the skin of a "ditch-toad" (498); cast-off shell of a horse-shoe crab (499); bony sclerotic from eye of a swordfish (525); cartilage of meckel (539); lower jaw of shark (592); head of rattlesnake (597); stomachs of two fetal sheep (640); portion of a sheep uterus (766); portion of a cow uterus (766 1/2); male and female obstetric toad (814); cast of a fetal head (833); skeleton of a double fetus (892); hands and feet with six digits (912); as well as many of the same items listed in the 1847 catalogue.

Other specimens that Wyman donated to the Boston Society for Medical Improvement are described in the Boston Society for Medical Improvement and Warren Anatomical Museum Descriptive Catalog of the Cabinet.

For additional information about these materials, please contact the Warren Anatomical Museum Curator at

Additional materials collected or created by Jeffries Wyman are in the collections of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University and at the Boston Museum of Science.

Processing Information

Processed by Betts Coup, 2017 November.

The Jeffries Wyman collection came to the Center in three separate groupings: H MS c12, H MS b54, and GA 97. H MS c12 was inventoried in 1970 when it was donated to the Center of the History of Medicine; H MS b54 and GA 97 were not processed. Center Staff reprocessed and integrated these three collections into a single collection, now numbered H MS c12. In 2017, Center staff analyzed, arranged, and described the papers, and created a finding aid to improve access. Items were, where necessary, photocopied to acid-free paper. Folder titles were transcribed from the originals when possible. Processing staff discarded duplicate records and records that did not meet the collection policy of the Center for the History of Medicine.

Charlotte Lellman revised the Biographical Note and Related Materials fields in September 2021 to bring the finding aid into compliance with the Center for the History of Medicine’s Guidelines for Inclusive and Conscientious Description (2020). In particular, she focused on adding information about Wyman's attitudes and work on racialized comparative human anatomy and his dissection of Steaurma Jantjes. She also provided more detail about Wyman-associated objects in the Warren Anatomical Museum. The previous version of the finding aid is being maintained for transparency around the descriptive process.

Abbot, Samuel Leonard, 1818-1904
Abbott, Charles Conrad, 1843-1919
Abert, John James, 1788-1863
Academy of Natural Sciences of New York
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Academy of Sciences of Chicago
Academy of Sciences of San Francisco
Adams, Charles Francis
Adams, James Forster Alleyne, 1844-1914
Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873
Allen, Harrison, 1841-1897
Allen, S.L.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
American Antiquarian Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Philosophical Society
Anderson, L. B.
Anthropological Society of London
Atwood, N.E.
Ayers, W.O.
Bacon, John
Bailey, Loring Woart, 1839-1925
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Baldwin, A.L.
Bancroft, John C.
Barnes, Melvin
Bastian, Henry Charlton, 1837-1915
Bauer, A.D.
Beal, William James, 1833-1924
Bell, Luther Vose, 1806-1862
Bellows, Henry Whitney, 1814-1882
Bentham, George, 1800-1884
Berliner Gesellschaft Fur Die Anthropologie, Ethnologie Und Urgeschichte
Bickmore, Albert Smith, 1839-1914
Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890
Bigelow, Jacob, 1787-1879
Binney, Amos, 1803-1847
Blake, Clarence John, 1843-1919
Boston Dispensary of Skin Diseases
Boston Society for Medical Improvement
Boston Society of Natural History
Bouve, Thomas Tracy, 1815-
Bowditch, Henry Ingersoll, 1808-1892
Bowditch, Henry Pickering, 1840-1911
Bowditch, Jonathan Ingersoll, 1806-1889
Bowen, Francis, 1811-1890
Boylston Medical Society, Harvard University
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1795-1839
Brewer, William Henry, 1828-1910
Brigham, Charles Henry, 1820-1879
Brigham, William Tufts, 1841-1926
Brinton, Daniel Garrison, 1837-1899
British Museum
Bronson, Henry, 1804-1893
Bronson, S. Henry
Brown, Francis Henry, 1835-1917
Browne, James Starke
Brown-Sequard, Charles Edward, 1817-1894
Bryant, Henry, 1820-1867
Buckley, Samuel Botsford, 1809-1883
Bullard, Elizabeth L.
Burr, Charles Chauncey, 1817-1883
Burton, M.
Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888
Cabell, James Lawrence, 1813-1889
Cabot, J. Elliot
Cabot, Samuel, 1815-1885
Canby, William M.
Carpenter, William Benjamin, 1813-1885
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866
Chadbourne, Paul Ansel, 1823-1883
Chandler, Ellen A.
Cheever, David Williams, 1831-1915
Chickering, John White, 1831-1913
Clarke, Edward Hammond, 1820-1877
Comfort, A.
Cook, Josiah P.
Cope, Edward Drinker, 1840-1897
Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899
Curtis, Edward, 1838-1912
Curtis, O.
Dacorte, I. M.
Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927
Dalton, John Call, 1796-1864
Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895
Dancy, F.B.
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882
Davis, Joseph Barnard, 1801-1881
Davis, Sir John William, 1820-1899
Dean, John, 1831-1888
Deane, Charles
Deane, James, 1801-1858
Derby, George, 1819-1874
Desor, Edouard, 1811-1882
Dewey, Chester, 1784-1867
Dole, Sanford Ballard, 1844-1926
Dow, John M.
Draper, John William, 1811-1882
Drew, Columbus, 1820-1891
Duchaillu, Paul Belloni, 1838-1903
Edes, Robert Thaxter, 1838-1923
Edwards, William
Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926
Elliott Society of Natural History
Emerson, George Barrell, 1797-1881
Emerson, Gouverneur, 1795-1874
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Feltin, Cornelius Conway, 1807-1862
Field, Roswell
Fisher, George Jackson, 1825-1895
Fisher, George Park, 1827-1909
Fitz, A.N.
Flint, Austin, 1812-1886
Flower, William Henry, 1831-1899
Folsom, Charles, 1794-1872
Folsom, Norton, 1842-1903
Forbes, James Murphy, 1845-
Forbes, Robert Bennet, 1804-1889
Foster, John Wells, 1815-1873
Francis, Convers, 1795-1863
Gale, Leonard Dunnell, 1800-1883
Garrison, Wendell Phillips
Gatty, Charles H.
Geological Society of London
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Gibbs, Wolcott, 1822-1908
Gibson, Charles Bell, 1815-1865
Gill, Theodore Nicholas, 1837-1914
Gillin, S.M.
Gillman, Henry
Gould, Augustus Addison, 1805-1866
Gould, Robert Howe
Gray, Asa, 1810-1888
Green, John, 1835-1913
Hagen, Hermann August, 1817-1893
Hale, Enoch, 1790-1848
Hall, James, 1811-1898
Hallowell, Edward
Hammond, William Alexander, 1828-1900
Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856
Hart, Charles H.
Hartt, Charles Frederick, 1840-1878
Harvard University
Harvard University. Medical School
Harvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology
Hayes, Augustus Allen, 1806-1882
Hays, Isaac, 1796-1879
Henderson, Thomas, 1789-1854
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1978
Higginson, Ida Agassiz
Hill, Alfred James, 1833-1895
Hitchcock, Edward, 1828-1911
Hodges, Richard Manning, 1827-1896
Holbrook, John Edwards, 1794-1871
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Homas, Charles Dudley, 1826-1886
Howell, Robert
Hubbard, Oliver Payson, 1809-1900
Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895
Indian Museum, Calcutta
Indianapolis Academy of Sciences
Ingalls, Thomas R.
International Congress of Anthropology and Prehistoric Archaeology
Jackson, John Barnard Swett, 1806-1879
Jeffries, Benjamin Joy, 1833-1915
Jenks, John Whipple, 1819-1895
Jeter, Andrew F.
Johnson, Annie E.
Johnson, Carter Page, -1854
Johnson, Walter R.
Jones, Charles Colcock, 1831-1893
Joy, Charles A.
Julien, Alexis Anastay, 1840-1919
Kneeland, Samuel, 1821-1888
Langstroth, Lorenzo Lorraine, 1810-1895
Laporte, G. L.
Lauderdale, J.
Lawrence, Sir William, bart., 1783-1867
Le Conte, John Lawrence, 1825-1883
Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886
Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891
Lewis, Frederick
Leybold, Friedrich
Lockyer, Sir Joseph Norman
Lombard, Josiah Stickney
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1822
Loring, Edward Greely, 1837-1888
Lowell, John Amory, 1798-1881
Lubbock, Sir John, 1834-1913
Lyceum of Natural History--New York
Lyell, Sir Charles, bart., 1797-1875
Lyman, Theodore, 1833-1897
Malherbe, Alfred, -1866
Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899
Martin, Benjamin
Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts Historical Society
Massachusetts. Legislature. Senate
Maupin, Socrates, 1808-1871
Mayer, Alfred Marshall, 1836-1897
McIlvaine, William, 1813-1867
McQuillen, John Hugh, 1826-1879
Medical Society of Virginia
Meigs, James Aitken, 1829-1879
Mens, Frances I.
Michel, William Middleton, 1822-1894
Minor, W.C.
Mitchell, Silas Weir, 1829-1914
Mivart, St. George Jackson, 1827-1900
Moore, Joseph
Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881
Morntell, G. A.
Morse, Edward Sylvester, 1838-1925
Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851
Munson, Thomas Volney, 1843-1913
Museum D'Histoire Naturelle. Paris.
Myers, G.A.
National Institute for the Promotion of Science
New York Society of Neurology and Electrology
Newberry, John Strong, 1822-1892
Newell, William
Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908
Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia
Oakes, William, 1799-1848
Osborn, Henry Stafford, 1823-1894
Otis, George Alexander, 1830-1881
Owen, Sir Richard, 1804-1892
Packard, Alpheus Spring, 1839-1905
Packard, John Hooker, 1832-1907
Pancoast, Joseph, 1805-1882
Parker, Mary A.
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860
Parkman, E.S.
Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893
Parks, Luther, 1823-1866
Parsons, Theophilus, 1797-1882
Peabody, Andrew Preston, 1811-1893
Peabody, George Augustus, 1831-1929
Peabody, George, 1795-1869
Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880
Perkins, George Augustus, 1813-1895
Perkins, Henry Coit, 1804-1873
Peterson, Ellis
Phi Beta Kappa
Phillips, John
Porter, Charles, Howell, 1833-1897
Portland Society of Natural History
Pouchet, Georges, 1833-1894
Pourtales, Louis Francois de, 1824-1880
Putnam, E.W.
Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915
Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864
Rau, Charles, 1826-1887
Ravenel, St. Julien, 1819-1882
Reynolds, Edward, 1793-1881
Richardson, Joseph Gibbons, 1836-1886
Richmond Medical College
Ruschenberger, William Samuel Waithman, 1807-1895
Sager, A.B.
Satterthwaite, Thomas Edwards, 1843-1934
Savage, Thomas Staughton, 1804-1880
Schlagintweit-Sakunlunski, Hermann Rudolf Alfred von., 1826-1882
Scudder, Samuel Hubbard, 1837-1911
Shattuck, George Cheyne, 1813-1893
Shedd, Willima B.
Sheldon, D.S.
Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864
Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885
Smith, Buckingham, 1810-1871
Society for the Promotion of the Sciences Connected with Medicine
Sourelle, A.
South Carolina Medical Association
Souther, C.E.
Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866
Sprague, Charles James, 1823-1903
Squier, Ephraim George, 1821-1888
State Street
Stearns, William Augustus, 1805-1876
Stetson, C.
Stewardson, Thomas, 1807-1878
Stimpson, William
Stone, John Osgood, 1813-1876
Storer, David Humphreys, 1804-1891
Storer, Francis Humphreys, 1832-1914
Storer, Horatio Robinson, 1830-1922
Surgeon General's Office
Swan, J.A.
Sykes, Sir Francis William, bart.
Thompson, John Leland Sherman, 1811-1885
Thompson, L.
Surgeon General's Office
Thursday Evening Club
Ticknor, George, 1791-1871
Tieman, George and Company
Treadwell, Daniel, 1791-1872
True, N. T.
Tuckerman, Edward, 1817-1886
Tyson, James, 1841-1919
Upham, Jabez Baxter, 1820-1902
Vasconcellos, Frederio A. de
Verrill, Addison Emery, 1839-1926
Walcott, C.H.
Walker, Amasa, 1799-1875
Walker, James, 1794-1874
Walker, William
Walker, William Johnson, 1791-1865
Ward, Henry Augustus, 1834-1906
Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856
Webb, Thomas Hopkins, -1866
Webster, Fletcher, 1813-1862
Webster, J. W.
Welcker, Hermann, 1822-1897
Wells, David Ames, 1828-1898
Wheatland, Henry, 1812-1893
Wheatley, Charles Moore, 1822-1882
Wheeler, Jesse F.
White, D.A.
White, James Clarke, 1833-1916
Whitney, B.D.
Whitney, Josiah Dwight, 1819-1896
Wilder, Bert Green, 1841-1925
Willard, Emma Hart, 1787-1870
Williams, C.H.S.
Winslow, Charles Frederick, 1811-1877
Winston, Edward
Winthrop, Robert Charles, 1809-1894
Witherle, George H.
Wood, Horatio Charles, 1841-1920
Wood, William
Woolworth, S.R.
Works, George F.
Wyman, Ann (Morrill)
Wyman, Edward
Wyman, Elizabeth
Wyman, Morrill, 1812-1903
Wyman, Rufus, 1778-1842

Correspondent Names for Correspondence with individuals other than Jeffries Wyman

Adams, James Foster Alleyne, 1844-1914
Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910
Austin, Daniel
Bambeke, Charles Eugene Marie van, 1829-1914
Boston Society for Medical Improvement
Bowditch, Henry Pickering, 1840-1911
Brown, Arthur Erwin, 1850-
Dalton, John Call
Dohrn, Anton, 1840-1909
Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926
Emerson, Edward Waldo, 1844-1930
Everett, William, 1839-1910
Fitz, Reginald Heber, 1843-1913
Folsom, Charles, 1794-1872
Gillman, Henry
Green, John
Hampden Sydney College
Harvard University. Peabody Museum
Heger, Paul, 1846-1925
Hickman, Sydney J.
Hochstetter, Ferdinand
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Horsford, Eben Norton, 1818-1893
Howell, William Henry, 1860-1945
Huber, Gotthelf Carl, 1865-1934
Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895
Joynes, Levin Smith, 1819-1881
Keibel, Franz, 1861-
Kollmann, Julius Constantin Ernst, 1834-1918
Lee, Thomas, -1867
Liebig, Justis Freiherr von, 1803-1873
Massachusetts Medical Society
Mathews, Albert Prescott, 1871-1957
Metcalf, Theodore, 1812-
Michigan. University
Mitchell, Silas Weir, 1829-1914
Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881
Nichols, John Taylor Gilman, 1817-1911
Nicolas, Adolphe, 1856-
Packard, Alpheus Spring, 1839-1905
Peabody, George Augustus, 1831-1929
Pedan, James A.
Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915
Regia Universita di Napoli (Giovanni Saladino, Rector)
Retzius, Gustaf, 1842-1919
Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. New York (A.E. Schiedt, librarian)
Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882-1971
Sala, Luigi
Sawyer, Amos
Stiles, Charles Wardell, 1867-1941
Stone, John Osgood, 1813-1876
Van Den Burgh, John, 1872-1924
Walcott, Henry Pickering, 1838-1932
Waldyer-Hartz, Wilhelm von, 1836-1921
Warden, David Baillie, 1772-1845
Warner, Augustus L.
Winthrop, Robert Charles, 1809-1894
Wiedersheim, Robert Ernst Edward, 1848-1923
Wijhe, Jan Willem van, 1856-1935
Wilder, Burt Green, 1841-1925
Wilder, Harris Hawthorne, 1864-1928
Wright, Robert Ramsay
Wyman, Elizabeth A.
Wyman, Morrill, 1812-1903
Wynne, Thomas H.
Ziegler, Heinrich Ernst
Calull, J.L.
Dumeril, Andre Marie Constant
Ellis, Calvin
Gray, Asa
Horsford, Eben Norton
Minot, Charles Sedgwick
Myers, G.A.
Rolleston, George
Wyman, Jeffries
Wyman, Mary Morrill

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Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
Boston Society of Natural History
Brown, Francis Henry
Buckley, Samuel Botsford
Bullard, Elizabeth L.J.
Everett, Edward
Gibson, Charles Bell
Jeter, Andrew F.
Whitney, Benjamin Duick
Whitney, Mary
Wyman, Ann Morill
Wyman, Edward
Wyman, Elizabeth A.
Wyman, Jeffries
Wyman, Mary (Molly) Morrill
Wyman, Morrill, 1812-1903
Wyman, Rufus
Wyman, Susan
Wyman, Jeffries, 1814-1874. Papers, 1826-1936 (inclusive), 1849-1874 (bulk): Finding Aid.
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