William H. Gardner Papers

1839-1852, 2007, undated
Laupus Library Manuscript Collection, LL 02.01
Creator(s)
Gardner, William Harrison, M.D., Dr.
Physical description
0.35 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
William H. Gardner Collection (LL 02.01), at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
Laupus Library History Collections
Access
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Lecture notes, business accounts, and photocopied biographies of William H. Gardner.


Biographical/historical information

William Harrison Gardner was born 1813 September 18 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 1879 April 29 in Hart County, Kentucky.


Scope and arrangement

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.


Administrative information
Custodial History

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

Source of acquisition

Purchased from Palinurus Antiquarian Books

Processing information

Processed by Baylus C. Brooks, 2015

Copyright notice

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


Language of material

English, French

Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 Notes from Lectures Delivered in the Louisville Medical Institute, 1839-1845
Box 1 Folder 2 Lecture Notes: Yandell, February 1845
Box 1 Folder 3 Notes from Lecture of Prof. Gross on Surgery Delivered in Louisville Medical Institute, November 1844-February 1845
Box 1 Folder 4 Lecture Notes: Gross, January-February 1845
Box 1 Folder 5 Promissory note from Wm. H. Gardner to F.A. Smith, 3 account records from F.A. Smith to W. H. Gardner, January 1852
Box 1 Folder 6 Photocopied biographical entries for William Harrison Gardner and family, of professors John and Henry Miller, Samuel David Gross, 2007, undated