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Guide to the John Ordronaux papers, 1879, Mar. 27, Mar. 31 and Apr. 11, New York

Summary

2 ALS and a newspaper clipping. Ordronaux, then State Commissioner in Lunacy, writes to William Fairfield Warren, president of Boston University, that he must postpone his lectures in law at Boston University. He attaches a newspaper clipping which relates that a report critical of the management of the State Lunatic Asylum had been presented, but that the signatures of the doctors presenting the report had apparently been forged.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10728
Title
John Ordronaux papers, New York
Date
1879, Mar. 27, Mar. 31 and Apr. 11
Creator
Ordronaux, John, 1830-1908
Extent
3 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

2 ALS and a newspaper clipping. Ordronaux, then State Commissioner in Lunacy, writes to William Fairfield Warren, president of Boston University, that he must postpone his lectures in law at Boston University. He attaches a newspaper clipping which relates that a report critical of the management of the State Lunatic Asylum had been presented, but that the signatures of the doctors presenting the report had apparently been forged.

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John Ordronaux papers, 1879, Mar. 27, Mar. 31 and Apr. 11, New York, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

Physician and lawyer of New York.


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Provenance

Source unknown

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

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

Other Notes

General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.