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John Edward Lane papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 338
Scope and Contents

The John Edward Lane Papers consist of material related to Lane's research about the history of medicine, including his biographical articles on several individual figures. The Papers are organized into two series. Series I, Correspondence , contains letters to Lane regarding the Beaumont Medical Club, and in response to several of his published papers, including articles on William Henry Carmalt, Jean-Francois Coste, and Robert Willan. In many cases typescript copies of responses by Lane are on the back of the original letter. Series II, Research Files , consists of clippings, notes, and articles about the subjects of his published papers, the history of medicine, "Quacks and Quackery," and caricatures and cartoons about doctors and medicine.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The John Edward Lane Papers are the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the estate of John Edward Lane in 1934.

1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Related Names
Lane, John Edward, 1872-1933
Language of Materials