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Truman Abbe Papers 1894-1933
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Title: Truman Abbe Papers
Creator: Abbe, Truman, 1873-1955
Dates: 1894-1933
Extent: 0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:
Son of meteorological pioneer Cleveland Abbe, Truman Abbe was a surgeon. He was educated at Harvard, earned his M.D. at Columbia University in 1899 and continued with post-graduate studies at the University of Berlin. He specialized in researching the therapeutic uses of radium.

Call number: MS C 390
Language: Collection materials primarily in English.
Location: Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact hmdref@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling.