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Columbia University. College of Physicians and Surgeons


Biographical / Historical

Chartered in 1807 as an independent institution with name: College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York. From 1860 until 1890 had a nominal connection with Columbia College as its Medical Dept. In 1891 incorporated as an integral part of Columbia College, which became Columbia University in 1896.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Medical college catalogs, introductory and valedictory addresses, and ephemera collection

Call Number: Pam Coll 1
Overview: The collection contains published annual catalogs of American medical colleges, introductory addresses given by physicians at the beginning of the school year or at the beginning of specific courses, valedictory addresses given by prominent physicians at graduation ceremonies, and various ephemera. Some irregular medical institutions are represented, including homeopathic, eclectic, and osteopathic schools and some schools of dentistry. Catalogues and addresses of the Medical Institution of...
Dates: 1807-1965