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Charles Caldwell Papers,[ca. 1817-1940] (bulk 1820-1839), 1817

Part of Charles Caldwell Papers,[ca. 1817-1940] (bulk 1820-1839)

TRAN4Guide to the Charles Caldwell Papers, [ca. 1817-1940] (bulk 1820-1839)Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Bonnie CoxSpecial CollectionsJ. Douglas Gay Jr./Frances Carrick Thomas Library Transylvania University Lexington, Kentucky 40508 USAPhone: (859) 233-8225 Email: bjgooch@mail.transy.eduURL: Copyright 2000 Transylvania University Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from DBase.Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Charles Caldwell Papers, [ca. 1817-1940] (bulk 1820-1839)Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsJ. Douglas Gay Jr./Frances Carrick Thomas Library Lexington, Kentucky 40508 USAPhone: (859) 233-8225Email: bjgooch@mail.transy.eduURL: by: StaffDate Completed: n.d.Encoded by: Bonnie Cox Copyright 2000 Transylvania University. All Rights Reserved.Charles Caldwell Papers,[ca. 1817-1940] (bulk 1820-1839)MSC 3Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853.25 cubic ft.No online items. Must visit contributing institution.Transylvania University Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40508 USAOpen to researchers. Copyright has not been assigned to Transylvania University.[Identification of item], Charles Caldwell Papers, MSC3,Special Collections, Transylvania University, Lexington.Caldwell familyCaldwell, Charles, 1772-1853. Medical colleges -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Faculty. Medical colleges -- Kentucky -- Lexington. Medical colleges -- Kentucky -- Louisville. Physicians -- Kentucky. Transylvania University -- Faculty. -- PhotographsTransylvania University. Medical Dept. Business enterprises -- Kentucky -- Fayette County -- PhotographsLouisville Medical Institute. Kentucky. General Assembly. Dwellings -- Kentucky -- Fayette County -- PhotographsTransylvania University. Board of Curators. Charles Caldwell was a noted physician and educator who joined the faculty of the Medical Department of Transylvania University in 1819. He authored over 200 books and papers. Involved in the controversy over moving the medical school from Transylvania to Louisville, he left the university in 1837 to help found the Louisville Medical Institute.This is a collection of documents related to Charles Caldwell. Many date from the period when he was a member of the medical faculty of Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. |b Included are such things as correspondence, including letters of recommendations, a handwritten lecture, a report to the Kentucky General Assembly on the Medical Department at Transylvania, and a list of rare scientific books purchased by Caldwell for the university in 1821. Scattered documents about the controversy over moving the medical school to Louisville, are also present. |b Twentieth century materials include correspondence descendents of the Caldwell family, reports to the university board of curators, financial and accounting information, and other collected materials about Caldwell and medical school controversy.

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