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Atkinson, James (1759–1839), surgeon and bibliographer

H. R. Tedder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Surgery. 657 words.

Atkinson, James (1759–1839), surgeon and bibliographer, the son of a medical practitioner and friend of Laurence Sterne, received his medical education as a pupil of Henry Cline of St...

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Cushing, Harvey Williams

Jeremiah A. Barondess.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History of Science and Technology. 2012 words.

Cushing, Harvey Williams (08 April 1869–07 October 1939), neurosurgeon, medical historian, and bibliophile, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in the Western Reserve of Connecticut, the son of...

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Heaviside, John (bap. 1748, d. 1828), surgeon and museum proprietor

P. E. Kell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Surgery. 866 words.

Heaviside, John (bap. 1748, d. 1828), surgeon and museum proprietor, the son of John Heaviside (c.1717–1787), surgeon, and his wife, Mary Elliott (c.1718–1792), was born in Hatfield,...

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Otis, George Alexander

Mary C. Gillett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Surgery. 1218 words.

Otis, George Alexander (12 November 1830–23 February 1881), U.S. Army medical officer, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of George Alexander Otis, a lawyer, and Anna Maria Hickman....

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