Charles Caldwell letters, New York, 1816-1838

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Summary

Creator:
Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853
Abstract:
Letter (ALS) to Nahum Capen, restating the argument of Caldwell's book, Phrenology Vindicated, and Anti-Phrenology Unmasked, and a letter (ALS) to Reverend Samuel Gilman, relating to personal matters.
Extent:
2 items
Language:
Materials in English
Collection ID:
RL.10325

Background

Scope and content:

Letter (ALS) to Nahum Capen, restating the argument of Caldwell's book, Phrenology Vindicated, and Anti-Phrenology Unmasked, and a letter (ALS) to Reverend Samuel Gilman, relating to personal matters.

Biographical / historical:

Surgeon and professor of medicine.

Acquisition information:
Source unknown, ALS to Caper - 1985 bartered exchange, ALS to Gilman - 12/10/76 Antiquarium $5000 (Assoc of Trent Coll)
Processing information:

Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

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Odd:

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Subject:
Phrenology
Names:
History of Medicine Collections (Duke University)
Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853
Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853

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Charles Caldwell Letters, 1816-1838, New York, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.