Pre-1864 Civil War Medical
Graduation Catalogues and
Lecture Cards or Tickets for
Medical School of Maine, Bowdin College, established 1820-1834
Childs, Daniel Oliver, John Delamataer, William Sweetser,
William Perry, James McKeen, Israel Thorndike Dana, Reuben D.
Mussey, Jedediah Cobb, Joseph Roby, Edmond R. Peaslee, David
Conant, Ebenezer Wells, Fordyce Barker, Amos Nourse, William
TOPICS TYPICALLY LISTED ON LECTURE
Lectures and theory
Medica materia or
Anatomy and physiology
Pathology and practical medicine
Medicine and surgery
Principals practice and
operations of surgery
Department of medicine
ALL of the nine medical tickets
are from the “Medical School of Maine” – BOWDOIN COLLEGE / Brunswick and are
described separately as follows:
Surgery and Clinical Surgical, by Professor
Stephen H. Weeks,
Materia Medica and Therapeutics, by Professor
Charles O. Hunt
Anatomy, by Professor
F. H. Gerrish
Chemistry, by Professor
Franklin C. Robinson
Pathology and Practice, by
Israel T. Dana, M.D.
Robinson (1852 – 1910) graduated from Bowdoin College in 1873. The
following year he was appointed an instructor of analytic chemistry and
mineralogy at Bowdoin. He was appointed a full professor in 1881.
Physiology, by Henry H. Hunt, M.D.
Henry H. Hunt
was a graduate of Bowdoin College, Class of 1862. After graduation, Hunt
enlisted in the 5th Maine Battery and served during the Civil War, where
he was appointed a Hospital Steward and took part in the Battle of
Gettysburg. Following the war, he returned to Bowdoin and enrolled in
the medical school, graduating in 1867.
Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children,
by Alfred Mitchell, M.D.
Medical Jurisprudence, by
C. W. Goddard
was born in Yarmouth, Maine in 1838 and was a member of the Bowdoin
Class of 1859. He graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons
of New York in 1865 and served as an assistant surgeon during the Civil
War. Mitchell was a Professor at the Medical school of Maine from 1872
to 1897 and was Dean of the Medical Faculty from 1898 to 1911.
Card reads, “This is to Certify Mr. F. H. Sargent
dissected and satisfactorily demonstrated the part of the subject
assigned him in the Term Ending June 26, 1888 - by Demonstrator Irving E. Kimball.
Medical Colleges in existence prior to and during the Civil War