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BARUCH, SIMON, 1840-1921.
Simon Baruch papers, 1860-1869

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Baruch, Simon, 1840-1921.
Title: Simon Baruch papers, 1860-1869
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 104
Extent: 1 oversized bound volume (OBV)
Abstract:Lecture notes, casebook, and a letter of physician Simon Baruch..
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Unrestricted access.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchase, 1938.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Simon Baruch papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Simon Baruch, physician, was born in Schwersen, Germany (now part of Poland), 29 July 1840, and died in New York City, 3 June 1921. He attended German schools and received a degree from the Medical College of Virginia (1862); was surgeon for the Confederate Army (1862-1865); and practiced in Camden, South Carolina, until 1881, then in New York. He was the Chairman of the South Carolina Board of Health (1880) and was the author of books on the use of hydrotherapy. He married Isabel Wolfe in 1867.

Simon Baruch, physician, was born in Schwersen, Germany (now part of Poland), 29 July 1840, and died in New York City, 3 June 1921. He attended German schools and received a degree from the Medical College of Virginia (1862); was surgeon for the Confederate Army (1862-1865); and practiced in Camden, South Carolina, until 1881, then in New York. He was the Chairman of the South Carolina Board of Health (1880) and was the author of books on the use of hydrotherapy. He married Isabel Wolfe in 1867.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of lecture notes, casebook, and a letter.

Lecture notes are from lectures Baruch delivered at the Medical College of South Carolina, 1860-1861; at the back of the casebook are a register of deaths (1866-1869), and a register of cases (1866-1869). Letter is from B.M. Baruch to K.M. Read (1927).


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