Fonds P043 - George Dock Fonds

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George Dock Fonds

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3 cm of textual records

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George Dock was born in Hopewell, Pennsylvania, in 1860. He received his B.A. Degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1881 and his M.D. in 1884. From 1885 to 1887, he studied in Germany with many notable physicians. Upon his return to Philadelphia, he worked with John Herr Musser and William Osler in a pathology lab at the University of Philadelphia. In 1891, he was appointed a professor of medicine at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he taught for thirty years. He also was an instructor at the Tulane School of Medicine from 1908-1910 before then accepting a position at Washington University in St. Louis. He retired from teaching in 1922.

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Gift of Dr. Edgar F. Mauer of Los Angeles, CA. Old accession number 876.

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Fonds contains correspondence mostly between George Dock and Sir William Osler but also with Lady Osler, W.W. Francis and Archibald Malloch, from 1891 to 1919. The fonds includes 106 letters, originals and carbon copies.

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  • English

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The documents are in English.

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Items can be requested for consultation online via the Library Catalogue or by email at Advance notice is recommended.

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