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Cleveland, Mather, 1889-1979



Mather Cleveland was born on September 2, 1889 in Albany, NY. He graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in 1911 and received his M.A. in 1914. After returning from a tour of duty with the military in France during World War I, Cleveland received his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1915. In 1917, he returned to active duty and remained in service until 1919. During World War II, Cleveland served with the medical division from 1942-1945. In between the wars and after, Cleveland was a surgeon working at a variety of hospitals including Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, New York Orthopedic Hospital, Henry W. Putnam Hospital in Bennington, VT and New London Hospital in NH. During his career he wrote several books and articles on orthopedic surgery and war medical practices. He was very interested in the Civil Ear and published "New Hampshire Fights the Civil War," in 1969. Cleveland died in 1979, at the age of 91.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lewis Simonds diary

Identifier: Mss 864114.1
Mss 864114.1
Date(s): 1864-01-14 to 1864-10-06
Scope and Contents

Transcript of diary of a musician in the 9th New Hampshire Infantry, Company F. Principally notes on weather, rehearsals and occasions played for. Description of hospital duty while recovering from malaria. Letters from Forrest L. Leavitt, Adjutant General, State of New Hampshire to Mather Cleveland supplying information on Simonds accompanied transcript.

Mather Cleveland Civil War collection

Identifier: MS-154
Date(s): 1945 to 1974

Mather Cleveland (1889-1979), surgeon. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence and woodblocks with photomechanical imprints of Civil War photographs.

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