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Laertus Connor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WSP000396

Scope and Content

A scrapbook of newspaper clippings and commencement programs reflects Dr. Connor's interests in medical education, especially at the Detroit College of Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical College. The clippings are from a variety of newspapers from 1876-1891.

Dates

  • 1876 - 1891

Creator

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

History

Dr. Laertus Connor was Professor of Diseases of the Eye and Ear and Clinical Opthamology and Otology at the Detroit College of Medicine in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Dr. Connor, an 1865 graduate of Williams College, held various positions in medical colleges, including Secretary of the American Medical College and Secretary of the Detroit College of Medicine in 1880.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 MB)

Language

English

Abstract

Dr. Laertus Connor was Professor of Diseases of the Eye and Ear and Clinical Opthamology and Otology at the Detroit College of Medicine in the late 1800s and early 1900s. His papers consist of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and commencement programs concerning medical education around that time.

Arrangement

The clippings are arranged by subject.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.

Creator

Source

Title
Laertus Connor Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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