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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:

William J. and Stephen C. Powell Papers

Call Number: MS 1041
Overview: Chiefly medical notebooks (1829-1831) of lectures William J. Powell attended at the Columbia University Medical School, recording lectures by A. H. Stevens, John A. Smith, John B. Beck, Joseph M. Smith, and Edward Delafield. Also included is a notebook containing a diary of his medical practice aboard the U.S.S. Ohio (1842). The school books of his son, Stephen C. Powell, including notes from his studies at the Yale Medical School, are also in the papers.
Dates: 1829-1863