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Title
Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, 1741-1896.
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887--Correspondence.
Brent, Robert, 1764-1819.
Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914--Correspondence.
Bryan, Joseph (of Alabama), approximately 1796-approximately 1865--Correspondence.
Cameron, Malcolm, 1808-1876--Autographs.
Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907--Correspondence.
Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888--Correspondence.
Dahlgren, Madeleine Vinton, 1825-1898--Correspondence.
Dean, John Ward, 1815-1902--Correspondence.
Delano, Columbus, 1809-1896--Correspondence.
Eaton, John, 1829-1906--Correspondence.
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894--Correspondence.
Forbes, John, 1707-1759.
Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908--Correspondence.
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878--Correspondence.
Hulsemann, Johann Georg--Correspondence.
Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921--Correspondence.
Kauffmann, Samuel Hay, 1829-1906--Correspondence.
King, Horatio, 1811-1897--Correspondence.
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906--Correspondence.
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915--Correspondence.
Rowland, Kate Mason, -1916--Correspondence.
Spofford, Ainsworth Rand, 1825-1908--Correspondence.
Stone, Frederick D. (Frederick Dawson), 1841-1897--Correspondence.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Watts, Frederick, 1801-1889--Correspondence.
Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894--Correspondence.
Worthington, William G. D., 1785-1856--Diaries.
American Medical Association.
American Public Health Association.
Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.)
Garfield Memorial Hospital (Washington, D.C.)
Jefferson Medical College.
Literary Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)
Medical Association of the District of Columbia.
Medical Society of the District of Columbia.
Philosophical Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)
Providence Hospital (Washington, D.C.)
Saint Elizabeths Hospital (Washington, D.C.)
Saint Vincent's Orphan Asylum (Washington, D.C.)
St. Ann's Infant Asylum (Washington, D.C.)
St. Joseph's Orphan Asylum (Washington, D.C.)
Vermont Medical College (Woodstock, Vt.)
Dissertations, Academic--Collections.
Forbes Expedition against Fort Duquesne, Pa., 1758.
Literature--Societies, etc.
Medicine--Practice--History.
Medicine--Practice--West Virginia--Harpers Ferry.
Medicine--Practice--Pennsylvania.
Medicine--Practice--Washington (D.C.)
Medicine--Societies, etc.
Medicine--United States--Biography.
Physical geography--United States.
Physicians--United States--Biography.
Physicians--United States--Correspondence.
Research--Societies, etc.
Fort Washington (Ohio)
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
Scioto River Valley (Ohio)--History.
United States--Altitudes.
United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763--Campaigns.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States--Politics and government--18th century.
Washington (D.C.)--History.
Washington (D.C.)--Social life and customs.
Authors.
Collectors.
Physicians.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm78043059
Summary
Correspondence, diaries, addresses, lectures, writings, notes, lists, bibliographical material, genealogical material, printed matter, surveys, maps, and other papers primarily reflecting the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the United States, and the life and times of George Washington. Documents Toner's professional activities and leadership in literary, research, and historical societies in the District of Columbia; work in national and District medical societies; leadership in the development of the biographical history of American medicine; and his studies of elevations in the United States.
Subjects of Toner's personal papers include his life as a student at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa.; his efforts to obtain an education at Vermont Medical College, Woodstock, Vt.; his medical practice in Pittsburgh and Summit, Pa., Harpers Ferry, West Va., and Washington, D.C.; his activities as a civic leader and public benefactor in the District of Columbia; his role in the founding and operation of Garfield Memorial Hospital, Providence Hospital, St. Ann's Infant Asylum, St. Joseph's Orphan Asylum, and Saint Vincent's Orphan Asylum; and his activities as a member of the American Medical Association, American Public Health Association, Columbia Historical Society, the board of visitors of the Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Literary Society of Washington, Medical Association of the District of Columbia, Medical Society of the District of Columbia, and Philosophical Society of Washington. Correspondents include Spencer Fullerton Baird, R.A. Brock, Moncure Daniel Conway, W.W. Corcoran, Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren, John Ward Dean, Columbus Delano, John Eaton, Benjamin Stoddert Ewell, Daniel Coit Gilman, Joseph Henry, John W. Jordan, Samuel H. Kauffmann, S.P. Langley, F.W. Putnam, Kate Mason Rowland, Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Frederick D. Stone, Frederick Watts, and Robert C. Winthrop.
Toner's collection of Washingtoniana consisting of transcripts of George Washington's diaries and journals, copies and transcripts of Washington's correspondence, surveys, Mount Vernon records, military material, orderly books, commonplace books, wills, and other papers. Subjects include Washington's military career during the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War, politics, and the services and campaigns of General John Forbes of the British army during the French and Indian War.
Includes Toner's collection of biographical sketches and medical dissertations, theses, lectures, and correspondence of American physicians; a biographical file composed of clippings of obituaries and newspaper articles of historical figures; and other material collected by Toner including financial records of Robert Brent, correspondence of Joseph Bryan, correspondence of Johann Georg Hulsemann, diaries of William G.D. Worthington, a letterbook from Fort Washington, Ohio, and notes concerning a proposed settlement at Scioto, Ohio.
Authorized Access Point
Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896. Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, 1741-1896
Authorized Access Point Variant
Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, 1741-1896