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Delos L. Parker Papers

 Collection — Box: WSU Small Processed Collections: Box 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: WSP000399
The collection comprises one prescription book dating 1898, of the U. S. Army Medical Department. The prescriptions are for Camp Wilsoff, Montauk, New York, Cavalry Division Hospital.

Dates

  • 1898

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 scrapbook)

Abstract

Dr. Parker, an 1883 graduate of the Medical College of the University of Michigan, began teaching Materia Medica and therapeutics at the Detroit College of Medicine in 1906, and continued until the 1930s. Dr. Parker served as surgeon to the Michigan Naval Brigade and assistant surgeon, U.S. Navy, during the Spanish-American War.

The collection includes a prescription book from the United States Army Medical Department, dated 1898. The prescriptions involve Camp Wilsoff located in Montauk, New York, home of the Cavalry Division Hospital.

History

Dr. Delos L. Parker, Professor of Materia Medica and also of therapeutics at the Detroit College of Medicine from about 1906 to the 1930's, was born in Marine City, Michigan and graduated from the Medical College of the University of Michigan in 1883. He was also a surgeon to the Michigan Naval Brigade and assistant surgeon, U.S. Navy, during the Spanish-American War.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Title
Guide to the Delos L. Parker 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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