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Samuel Towle Brooks Fonds
2 cm of textual records (33 items)
Samuel Towle Brooks was born on December 28, 1823, in Stanstead, during his parents' temporary residence. After attending Dartmouth, he became a medical student at McGill University from 1848 to 1851. Notarial records show that he was indentured to a Dr. MacDonnell in May 1848.
After completing his medical studies, Brooks practiced as a family doctor for 11 or 15 years in Sherbrooke. Around the beginning of the American Civil War, he moved to St. Johnsbury, Vermont, where he became a member of the Vermont Medical Society. He was a deacon of the North Congregational Church for about 25 years. On June 6, 1855, he married Lucy Mills. He passed away in 1895.
Old accession number 380
Fonds shows Samuel Towle Brooks' activities as a medical student through his admission tickets for his complete medical formation. It contains 32 admission tickets and a blank printed form of "Affirmation of the Candidate for the Degrees of Doctor of Medicine and Surgery".
The documents are in English