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Usher Parsons papers

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Title:Usher Parsons papers
Date range:1812-1873, (bulk 1831-1873)
Creator:John Hay Library
Extent:34 items
Abstract:Usher Parsons (1788-1868) was a professor of anatomy and surgery in Brown University's early medical school. Parson's medical experience is legendary in the annals of military surgery as he was the only surgeon at the Battle of Lake Erie on September 10, 1813. The collection contains diaries (1831-1866), surgical notes, travel journals, and account books.
Language of materials:English
Repository:Brown University Library, Special Collections
Collection number:Ms. 90.1