TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Container List

Records 1917-1918

RG 138, Connecticut Medical Society

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2009 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Connecticut Medical Society
Title: Connecticut Medical Society records
Dates: 1792-1912
Quantity: 1.5 cubic feet
Abstract: The Connecticut Medical Society was incorporated in 1792. From its inception, until 1893, the Society was responsible for licensing physicians. Now known as the Connecticut State Medical Society, it exists as a voluntary non-profit organization for scientific and educational purposes.
Identification: RG138
Accession: 1907-001
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The Connecticut Medical Society was incorporated in 1792. From its inception, until 1893, the Society was responsible for licensing physicians. Now known as the Connecticut State Medical Society, it exists as a voluntary non-profit organization for scientific and educational purposes.

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Scope and Content

The records consist primarily of proceedings of the Society, together with a small quantity of Civil War era Connecticut Medical Examining Board materials.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Related Material

None.

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Index Terms

Organizations:

Connecticut Medical Society

Subjects:

Connecticut Medical Society -- Records and correspondence
Licenses -- Connecticut
Medicine -- Connecticut -- Societies, etc
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Health aspects

Document Types:

Correspondence
Proceedings

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Administrative Information

Alternative Form Available

The published proceedings are available at: [CSL call number StLib Stacks R15.C71]

Provenance

The records were deposited at the Connecticut State Library from 1907-1912. The records were transferred from the catalogued collection on December 10, 1975.

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Container List

Records, 1917-1918
1. Proceedings, 1792-1912, 3 volumes Box 1
Volume 1, 1792-1839
Volume 2, 1840-1862
Volume 3, 1863-1865, 1877-1912
The entries for 1877-1912 only list the Fellows present at the annual meeting.
2. Connecticut Medical Examining Board records and correspondence, 1861-1865 Item 2
The Board was set up during the Civil War to examine physicians who would be asked to serve.