French, Harry Tapley, 1889-1976

French, Harry Tapley, 1889-1976



Harry Tapley French was born on June 26, 1889, in Dover, NH. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1913. After graduation he went to Rush Medical College in Chicago which he left, a year later, for financial reasons. He took a position as a high school teacher in Bristol, CT but after a request from Dr. Frederic P. Lord he returned to Dartmouth in 1916, as an instructor in anatomy at the Dartmouth Medical School. He received his MD degree in 1921, from Rush Medical College after which he became an assistant professor of anatomy at Dartmouth Medical School. In 1925, he opened his own medical praxis and was also an attending physician at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital. In 1927, he and four other doctors founded the Hitchcock Clinic. Dr. French retired from his praxis in 1954, and from the Medical School in 1958. He died on August 18, 1976

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Harry Tapley French papers

Identifier: MS-904
Date(s): 1914 to 1972

Harry Tapley French (1889-1976), physician. Dartmouth College Class of 1913. The collection consists of personal correspondence, photographs, course material, grade records and medical licenses related to his personal and professional life as a medical doctor and professor.