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C. Henri Leonard, M.D. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WSP000398
The papers of Dr. Leonard reflect his work in the organization of the Michigan College of Medicine and its merger with the Detroit College of Medicine. The major portion of this collection is a scrapbook of items relating to the Michigan College of Medicine, from 1879 to 1898, including faculty By-Laws, clippings, course bulletin, lecture cards, commencement invitations, programs, examination questions, matriculation examinations, papers relating to shareholders in the Michigan College of Medicine, and clippings on Dr. Leonard, Bible readings in schools, and the movement to secure a national health board.

Dates

  • 1879 - 1907

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 MB)

Abstract

Born in Akron Ohio in 1850, Dr. Leonard graduated from Wooster College in 1874 and attended post-graduate lectures at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. Dr. Leonard was Professor of Medical and Surgical Diseases of Women and Clinical Gynecology at the Michigan College of Medicine from 1879 before it merged with the Detroit College of Medicine in 1883, and at the Detroit College of Medicine through the early 1900s. The collection consists of a scrapbook that covers the time period from 1878 to 1898.

History

Dr. C. Henri Leonard was Professor of Medical and Surgical Diseases of Women and Clinical Gynecology at the Michigan College of Medicine from 1879 before it merged with the Detroit College of Medicine in 1883, and at the Detroit College of Medicine through the early 1900's. He was born in Akron, Ohio in 1850 and graduated from Wooster College in 1874 and attended post-graduate lectures at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. He was also an active member of various medical societies in the Detroit area.

Arrangement

The items in the scrapbook are arranged by topic. Items in order folders are arranged chronologically.

Acquisition

The scrapbook and miscellaneous items of Dr. Leonard were given to the Wayne University Library in July, 1942 by Dr. J. E. G. Waddington and were later transferred to the Wayne University Archives.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Title
Guide to the C. Henri Leonard, M.D. Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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