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Charles Leonard Overlander papers

Call Number: MS 1332

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of lecture notes taken by Charles L. Overlander.


  • 1900


Conditions Governing Access

The materials are 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

Transferred from the Yale University Historical Medical Library, 1980.


Arranged by type of material.


1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

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The papers consist of lecture notes taken by Charles L. Overlander.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Leonard Overlander was born on December 7, 1873, in Leona, Massachusetts. He graduated from Ottawa University (Kansas) in 1896 and from Kansas State University School of Pharmacology in 1898. He then attended Sheffield Scientific School at Yale, graduating in 1901, where he was known for his "great seriousness." Overlander then received an M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1905, after which time he began practicing internal medicine and later, pathology. Overlander lectured at Harvard between 1907 and 1938 and also at Tufts Medical School between 1914-1925. He married Ruth L. Fitchett on June 30, 1920. They had no children. He died on December 16, 1948.

Preliminary Guide to the Charles Leonard Overlander Papers
Under Revision
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
January 2004
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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