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Guide to the F.L. Pleadwell papers, 1910-1953 and undated

Abstract

U.S. naval surgeon and medical historian.

Pleadwell's correspondents include fellow military physicians and medical historians, who write on personal, professional and political matters. Correspondents of note include Arthur W. May, R.C. Munday, Charles Loomis Dana, William W. Keen, Charles Marsh Beadnell, Horace Manchester Brown, J. Chalmers Da Costa, Henry Barton Jacobs, Francis R. Packard, D'Arcy Power, Arturo Castiglioni, Fielding H. Garrison, and Henry E. Sigerist. A complete list of correspondents is available in the collection. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Pleadwell, F.L. (Frank Lester), 1872-1957.
Title
F.L. Pleadwell papers 1910-1953 and undated
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.3 Linear Feet, 186 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection dates from 1910-1953 and are chiefly made up of letters sent to Pleadwell. Correspondents include fellow military physicians and medical historians, who write on personal, professional and political matters. Letters during the time of both World Wars mention his role in the Army in Europe in World War I, and events in Hawaii, where he lived, and Europe during World War II. Correspondents of note include Arthur W. May, R.C. Munday, Charles Loomis Dana, William W. Keen, Charles Marsh Beadnell, Horace Manchester Brown, J. Chalmers Da Costa, Henry Barton Jacobs, Francis R. Packard, D'Arcy Power, Arturo Castiglioni, Fielding H. Garrison, and Henry E. Sigerist. A complete list of correspondents is available in the collection.

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection and was acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Series scope/content note

1910-1916
Box 1
1917-1920
Box 1
1921-1924
Box 1
1925-1936
Box 1
1938-1953 and undated
Box 1

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • F. L. Pleadwell papers, 1880-1973 (Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], F.L. Pleadwell Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The F.L. Pleadwell papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a transfer in 2011.

Processing Information

Processed by Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, August 2013

Encoded by Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, August 2013

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.