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Finding Aid to the Leonard C. McPhail Diary, 1835-c.1939

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Encoded by Jim Labosier
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Summary Information
Title: Leonard C. McPhail Diary
Creator: McPhail, Leonard C., d. 1867
Dates: 1835-c.1939
Extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:
Includes biographical data and typescript of diary. McPhail was assistant surgeon, U.S. Army. Diary records his journey leading to the signing of a treaty with the Comanches.

Call number: MS C 88
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions on access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Preferred Citation:

McPhail, Leonard C. Leonard C. McPhail Diary. 1835-c.1939. Located in: Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 088.

Provenance:

Unknown.


mcphail088Finding Aid to the Leonard C. McPhail Diary, 1835-c.1939Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division1.02007Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Jim LabosierFinding aid is written in English

National Library of Medicine

Finding Aid to the Leonard C. McPhail Diary, 1835-c.1939

HMD Staff
Processed by HMD Staff
Encoded by Jim Labosier
Processing completed 2007

Descriptive Summary

McPhail, Leonard C., d. 1867Leonard C. McPhail Diary Dates: 1835-c.19390.21 linear feet (1 box)MS C 88 Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine Collection materials primarily in EnglishAbstract:Includes biographical data and typescript of diary. McPhail was assistant surgeon, U.S. Army. Diary records his journey leading to the signing of a treaty with the Comanches.Provenance:

Unknown.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions on access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

The National Library of Medicine believes these materials to be in the public domain. Archival collections often contain mixed copyrights; while NLM is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. It is the user's responsibility to research and understand any applicable copyright and re-publication rights not allowed by fair use. NLM does not grant permissions to publish.

Privacy Information

Archives and manuscript collections may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in any collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications for which the National Library of Medicine assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation:

McPhail, Leonard C. Leonard C. McPhail Diary. 1835-c.1939. Located in: Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 088.

Biographical/Historical Note

Born in Maryland, Leonard McPhail became an assistant surgeon for the U.S. Army Medical Corps in 1834. He was stationed at Fort Jackson (at New Orleans). In 1835 he was assigned to the regiment of dragoons at Fort Gibson in the Oklahoma Territory, also then termed 'Indian Territory.' McPhail also served in field hospitals during the Mexican War, 1846-48.


Includes biographical data and typescript of diary. McPhail was assistant surgeon, U.S. Army. Diary records his journey leading to the signing of a treaty with the Comanches.

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    MeSH Subjects

    • Indians, North American
    • Military Medicine
    Corporate Names

    • Fort Gibson (Okla.)
    Geographic Names

    • Oklahoma
    Genre Terms

    • Biography
    • Diary

    Series Descriptions

    11 "We sign a treaty with the Comanches -- the diary of Assistant Surgeon Leonard McPhail" (article by Howard Wellington Jones), c.19392933088RX1

    [view online]

    12 Diary of a journey recording the signing of a treaty with the Comanches, 18352933088RX2

    [view online]


    Collection Scope and Content Note

    Includes biographical data and typescript of diary. McPhail was assistant surgeon, U.S. Army. Diary records his journey leading to the signing of a treaty with the Comanches.

    Contents List
    Box | Folder Title
    1 1
    "We sign a treaty with the Comanches -- the diary of Assistant Surgeon Leonard McPhail" (article by Howard Wellington Jones), c.1939 [view online]
    1 2
    Diary of a journey recording the signing of a treaty with the Comanches, 1835 [view online]