Solon R. Towne papers, circa 1868 - 1872Manuscript MS-1279

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Title:

Solon R. Towne papers, circa 1868 - 1872

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1279

Collection Dates:

circa 1868 - 1872

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear ft.)

Abstract:

Solon R. Towne (1846-1932), physician. Dartmouth College Class of 1872 (AB and AM) and 1875 (MD). The collection contains a student account book and an index rerum book repurposed as a notebook for medical terminologies.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

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Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

Solon R. Towne (1846-1932), physician. Dartmouth College Class of 1872 (AB and AM) and 1875 (MD). The collection contains a student account book and an index rerum book repurposed as a notebook for medical terminologies.

Biography

Solon Rodney Towne was born on December 20, 1846, in Stowe, Vermont. He graduated from Dartmouth College with an AB and AM in 1872, and a MD in 1875. After graduation he began to practice medicine in Brookfield, Vermont and Enfield, Massachusetts, before moving to Omaha, Nebraska in 1888. From 1898-1905, Towne was the medical inspector for the Board of Education and from 1900 to 1912, he was professor of hygiene at Creighton Medical College. In addition, Towne served as the president of the Nebraska Tuberculosis Association, police surgeon and lecturer of public health at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Towne died on January, 27, 1932 in Omaha.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Papers, circa 1868-1872

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: circa 1868-1872

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Account book kept while Towne was a student at Dartmouth College, 1868-1872
  • Folder: 2, Index Rerum with medical terminology, undated

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