William H. Gardner Papers, 1839-1852, 2007

Laupus Library Manuscript Collection, LL 02.01

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: William H. Gardner Papers
    Creator: Gardner, William Harrison, M.D., Dr.
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: Lecture notes, business accounts, and photocopied biographies of William H. Gardner.
    Extent: 0.35 Cubic feet,
  • Description
     

    Two quarto manuscript notebooks of medical lectures at Louisville Medical College, business accounts, and photocopied biographies of William H. Gardner. The notebooks include various lecture notes from Professors Caldwell, Miller, Yandell, and Gross on practice and surgery.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    William Harrison Gardner was born 18 Sep 1813 in Hart County, Kentucky to Alexander and Sarah (Cann) Gardner. He attended the Kentucky School of Medicine, which merged with Louisville Medical College in 1908. Prior to 1850, Gardner married Martha Robinson Jett and they would go on to have Sarah C. (Garvin), Margaret, Elizabeth, Martha V., and William. His wife died in 1857, and three years later the family was living in Woodsonville, Kentucky. According to Zachariah Frederick Smith's "History of Kentucky", Gardner was a lithotomist, general practioner, and surgeon (p. 751). He died 29 April 1879 in Hart County, Kentucky.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    2007: Two quarto manuscript notebooks of medical lectures at Louisville Medical College. Purchased by Ruth Moskop from Palinurus Antiquarian Books, Jenkintown, PA.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased from Palinurus Antiquarian Books

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    William H. Gardner Collection (LL 02.01), at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Baylus C. Brooks, 2015

    Sponsor Statement

    Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina Access and Digitization Grant Program.

Container List

Notes from Lectures Delivered in the Louisville Medical Institute, 1839-1845
Lecture Notes: Yandell, February 1845
Notes from Lecture of Prof. Gross on Surgery Delivered in Louisville Medical Institute, November 1844-February 1845
Lecture Notes: Gross, January-February 1845
Promissory note from Wm. H. Gardner to F.A. Smith, 3 account records from F.A. Smith to W. H. Gardner, January 1852
Photocopied biographical entries for William Harrison Gardner and family, of professors John and Henry Miller, Samuel David Gross, 2007, undated

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Container List

Notes from Lectures Delivered in the Louisville Medical Institute, 1839-1845
Lecture Notes: Yandell, February 1845
Notes from Lecture of Prof. Gross on Surgery Delivered in Louisville Medical Institute, November 1844-February 1845
Lecture Notes: Gross, January-February 1845
Promissory note from Wm. H. Gardner to F.A. Smith, 3 account records from F.A. Smith to W. H. Gardner, January 1852
Photocopied biographical entries for William Harrison Gardner and family, of professors John and Henry Miller, Samuel David Gross, 2007, undated


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