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Allen John Smith Notebooks

University of Texas Medical Branch

Smith, Allen John,

Student Notebooks, (1884-1886)



Title: Allen John Smith, Student Notebooks, (1884-1886)
Identification: MS 49
Repository: Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Moody Medical Library,  University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555-1035, phone (409) 772-2397

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

1863 Born in York, Pennsylvania.
1883 Received his A.B. degree from Gettysburg College.
1886 Received his M.A. degree from Gettysburg College.
1886 Received his M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
1887-91 Served as assistant demonstrator in pathology, the University of Pennsylvania.
1891-1903 Chairman of the Department of Pathology, UTMB, Galveston, Texas.
1897-98 Dean of the Faculty, UTMB, Galveston, Texas.
1901-03 Dean of the Faculty, UTMB, Galveston, Texas.
1903-26 Returned to Pennsylvania to become professor of pathology at the University of Pennsylvania.
1909-12 Dean of the Medical Faculty, the University of Pennsylvania.
1910 Honored with a Sc.D. by Gettysburg College.
1910-26 Director of tropical medicine courses, the University of Pennsylvania.
1911 Honored with an LL.D. by McGill University.
1917-18 Acting Dean of the Medical Faculty, the University of Pennsylvania.
1921 Honored with an LL.D. by Gettysburg College.
1926 Died in Pennsylvania.

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COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The Allen John Smith Student Notebooks, (1884-1886), consist of three notebooks Dr. Smith (1863-1926) made while he was a student at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Department. The notebook in Folder One contains notes on lectures delivered by Dr. William Pepper, while Folder Two contains additional notes and Folder Three a student essay on the micrococcus of sewage. Folders One and Three have the accession number 770427 A, while Folder Two has the accession number 770913.

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Detailed Description

 
Box
1. Allen John Smith Notebooks
Box Folder
1 1 Notes on Lectures on Medicine, Vol. 1 1884-85
2 Student Notebook 1884-86
3 The Micrococcus of Sewage 1886

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