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Charles Hunt papers

MS-1020
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1020
The collection of Dr. Charles W. Hunt includes medical notes, drawings, patient lists, transcripts and copies of correspondence, photocopied pictures of him in uniform and a 2-tablespoon measuring cup used for medicinal purposes stored in wooden case. Documents both his school work and his time in the military during the Civil War. Of note is his medical note book which exhibits the knowledge of the time period regarding symptoms, diagnosis, prognosis, and prescribed treatment for conditions such as erysipelas, pulmonary apoplexy and hemorrhage, pneumonia, pleurisy, poisoned wounds, insect bites, bone fractures, chronic gastritis, etc.

Dates

  • 1854 - 1863

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Unrestricted.

Extent

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Charles W. Hunt, Dartmouth Medical School, 1857, Physician and Assistant Surgeon in the army. Consists of medical notes, drawings, patient lists, transcripts and copies of correspondence, photocopied pictures of him in uniform and a 2-tablespoon measuring cup used for medicinal purposes stored in wooden case. Documents medical training, practice and Civil War experience.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA