Boston Medical Library (1805–26)

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The Boston Medical Library (1805–1826) in Boston, Massachusetts, was an offshoot of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement. The library "was founded by a group of doctors, a number of officers were then appointed. John Collins Warren was the Treasurer, John G. Coffin the Secretary. James Jackson (physician) and John C. Howard were the Trustees. "[1][2][3] In 1826 the library was transferred to the Boston Athenæum.[4]


Further reading[edit]

  • Boston Medical Library (1808), Catalogue of books in the Boston Medical Library, Boston: Thomas Fleet, OL 1247630M 
  • John Woodford Farlow (1918), The history of the Boston Medical Library, Norwood, Mass: Priv. print. by the Plimpton Press, OL 7023148M 

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