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Clements Collard Fry papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1290

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, financial material, book orders, memorabilia, writings, and printed matter of Clements Collard Fry. Also included is a collection of S. Weir Mitchell material, 1771-1929, including writings, notebooks, photographs, correspondence, announcements, appointments, clippings, and printed matter.

Dates

  • 1771-1969
  • Majority of material found within 1920 - 1955

Creator

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 and 1982.

Extent

5.29 Linear Feet ( (6 boxes))

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1290

Overview

The papers consist of correspondence, financial material, book orders, memorabilia, writings, and printed matter of Clements Collard Fry. Also included is a collection of S. Weir Mitchell material, 1771-1929, including writings, notebooks, photographs, correspondence, announcements, appointments, clippings, and printed matter.

Biographical / Historical

Born in 1892, Clements Collard Fry received a bachelor of science degree from Michigan State University in 1917. In 1923, he received an M.D. degree from Northwestern University and three years later, began working at Yale University. In 1930, he became the head of the department of mental hygiene at Yale, a position he held until his death on November 24, 1955. Fry was a collector of documents related to the history of medicine and especially Silas Weir Mitchell. Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914), who was a doctor, acclaimed writer, and prominent member of Philadelphia society. He died on January 4, 1914.
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Clements Collard Fry Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
February 2004
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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