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Samuel Mainster Lecture Notes

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0712

This book contains notes that Samuel Mainster took on lectures he attended while studying at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. The first section documents presentations given by Nathaniel Potter, Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine, concerning treatments for such ailments as jaw fractures, cholera, rheumatism, and asthma. The second section shows lectures given by Professor of Chemistry Elisha De Butts on the sources and properties of various elements, chemicals, and bodily fluids. The final section of the manuscript houses recipes for medicines that Mainster copied from Doctor Ashton Alexander's collection.

Dates

  • 1827-1834

Language of Materials

English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This book contains notes that Samuel Mainster took on lectures he attended while studying at the University of Maryland in Baltimore.

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel Mainster graduated from the University of Maryland with his MD in 1828.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This book is property of the University of Tennessee's Special Collections Library.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480