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United States Navy Dept. Board of Medicine and Surgery: Examination Papers Collection 1831-1860
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Access and Use


The collection of examination papers was purchased in 1988 from a book dealer who had found the material discarded in Philadelphia.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

NLM does not possess copyright to the collection. 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

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Preferred Citation:

[Call Number, Collection Name, Series Number], Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, USA.

Processing Information

The collection was organized and indexed by Ms. Mildred Asbell in May, 1991, at which time it was decided to group the material into one alphabetical listing.

Index of Names

  • Addison, Samuel Rideout (b. 1814)
  • Alexander, John Locke (b. 1806)
  • Banister, Robert B. (b. 1814)
  • Batsford [?], Charles (b. 1815)
  • Brown, Henry S. (b. 1809)
  • Brownlee, James Jeffrey (b. 1810)
  • Gueraro, Augustus (b. 1816)
  • Hedges, Urban Delaeour (b. 1813)
  • Holmes, Silas (b. 1815)
  • Huntington, John (b. 1812)
  • Jackson, D.L. (b. 1816)
  • Jones, William Merwin (b. 1810)
  • Lawyer, Augustus F. (b. 1807)
  • McCreery, Stephen A. (b. 1814)
  • Thompson, William Steele (b. 1815)
  • Treat, William (b. 1814)
  • Van Wyck, Edward H. (b. 1815)