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Student lecture notes on anatomy and surgery, and medical notes, of Lyman Spalding, 1795
Title
Student lecture notes on anatomy and surgery, and medical notes, of Lyman Spalding, 1795
Description
Contains notes taken by Harvard student Lyman Spalding (1775-1821) from lectures on anatomy and surgery delivered by Harvard Professor John Warren (1753-1815) in 1795, as well a section entitled “Medical Observations,” which includes entries on “Vernal Debility,” or diseases occurring in the spring, and lung function. It is unclear if these are Spalding’s own writings or transcriptions from a published work. There is also text transcribed from “Elementa Medicinae,” published in 1780 by Scottish physician John Brown.
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Student lecture notes on anatomy and surgery, and medical notes, of Lyman Spalding, 1795. B MS b18.3. Boston Medical Library, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Boston, Mass.
Lyman Spalding (1775-1821), M.B., 1797, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, practiced medicine in New Hampshire and New York. He was noted for his work in smallpox vaccination, treatment of yellow fever, and study of anatomy. Spalding taught chemistry at Dartmouth Medical School and Fairfield Medical School for several years. He founded the Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America.
Creator
Spalding, Lyman , 1775-1821
Repository
Countway Medicine
Date
1795
Format
1 8.25 x 7 inches.
Language
eng
Type
Lecture notes.
Citation
Spalding, Lyman , 1775-1821, “Student lecture notes on anatomy and surgery, and medical notes, of Lyman Spalding, 1795,” Colonial North American Project at Harvard, accessed July 23, 2017, http://colonialnorthamerican.library.harvard.edu/items/show/12120.