COLLECTION GUIDES

1897-1911

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Restrictions on Access

Use of the originals is restricted. This collection is available as color digital facsimiles (see links below). Black and white microfilm is also available for use in the library.


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of 1 volume and 1 folder of records of the Twentieth Century Medical Club of Boston, Mass.

Historical Sketch

The Twentieth Century Medical Club of Boston, Mass. was a women's medical society founded in 1897. Female doctors served as officers, and the organization hosted talks and discussions on medical subjects. Originally called the Nineteenth Century Medical Club, it was renamed in 1900.

Collection Description

This collection consists of 1 volume and 1 folder of records of the Twentieth Century Medical Club of Boston, Mass., including secretaries' minutes of meetings, 1897-1911. The collection contains discussions of the election of officers; papers presented on medical topics such as the use of opium and therapeutic value of light rays; and lists of Boston-area women doctors such as Drs. Caroline Hastings, Martha E. Mann, and Mary L. Swain.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Barbara Husband, July 1987.

Restrictions on Access

Use of the originals is restricted. This collection is available as color digital facsimiles (see links below). Black and white microfilm is also available for use in the library.

Other Formats

The collection is also available on microfilm, P-813, 1 reel.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1Folder 1digitized
digitized1897-1911
Box 1Folder 2digitized
digitizedItems removed from the volume, 1911

Preferred Citation

Twentieth Century Medical Club records, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Hastings, Caroline.
Mann, Martha E.
Swain, Mary L.

Subjects:

Clubs--Massachusetts--Boston.
Medicine--Massachusetts--Societies, etc.
Opium.
Physicians--Massachusetts--Boston.
Women in medicine.
Women physicians.
Women--Societies and clubs.
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