Frost, Gilman Dubois, 1864-1942

Frost, Gilman Dubois, 1864-1942



Gilman DuBois Frost was born on 7 May 1864, in Randolph, Vermont, the son of Dr. Carleton Frost and Eliza Dubois. He attended Dartmouth College with his brother Edwin, both graduating in 1887. Gilman studied medicine at Dartmouth's and Harvard's medical schools, earning degrees from both schools in 1892. He married Margaret Thurston in 1895, and they had five children. Dr. Frost spent his teaching career at Dartmouth Medical School while conducting his practice in Hanover. His first appointment was as lecturer in anatomy, 1893-94. From 1894 to 1910 he was professor of anatomy and was professor of clinical medicine from 1910-37. In 1896, he and his brother conducted the first diagnostic X-Ray in the United States. Like his father, he served the Dartmouth Medical School as secretary-treasurer, 1896-1904, and as secretary 1904-09. Dr. Frost gathered genealogical data, primarily on Hanover families, from research in published sources, personal correspondence, notes taken from cemeteries, and from his conversations with patients and local residents. Dr. Frost died on 27 May 1942, in Hanover.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gilman Dubois Frost term bills

Mss 883262.2
Identifier: Mss 883262.2
Date(s): 1882 to 1885

In English.

Gilman Frost papers

Identifier: DH-15
Date(s): 1926 to 1942
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, notes, charts, census data, and clippings compiled by Dr. Gilman Frost while conducting genealogical research on Hanover, Lyme, and Orford, New Hampshire families. Index cards arranged by family surname, containing birth, death, and marriage data, along with narrative information and notes to sources, relating to Hanover families are also included.This data was gathered primarily between 1920-1942, covering events dating back to the 1700. Cards were...