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Ronald H. Fishbein collection on the Nathan Smith family

Call Number: Ms Coll 24
Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials collected by Ronald H. Fishbein (1931-2015) related to physician Nathan Smith (1762-1829) and members of his family, notably those involved in the field of medicine. Nathan Smith was a well-known New England surgeon, teacher, and author who founded Dartmouth Medical School and co-founded the University of Vermont College of Medicine, the medical school at Bowdoin College, and the Yale School of Medicine. Collection materials include manuscripts of Nathan Smith family histories; newspaper clippings; photographs; Fishbein's correspondence with Nathan Smith authors and biographers Oliver S. Hayward and Constance Putnam; and a typescript of the article "Nathan Smith and the Johns Hopkins Connection" written by Fishbein.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ronald H. Fishbein, 2007.


The collection is arranged in one series.

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials