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William H. Coleman papers

 Collection
Identifier: KORN102
Collection includes: 1. Autobiographical manuscript fragment (William Henry Coleman), one page covering birth to college graduation, ca. 1892 2. Commencement program, University of Louisville Medical Department, March 30, 1896. 3. Diploma, University of Louisville Medical Department, March 30, 1896 4. Requests for reprint of publication of “Sympus Dipus – Report of a Case,” 1918 5. Army Reserve, World War I, 1918 6. Kentucky Board of Health Certificate – Flu Epidemic, 1918 7. Photographs 8. Memorabilia 9. “Cure for Cancer”

Dates

  • 1892-1919

Creator

Extent

.10 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

William H. Coleman was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, in 1870 and grew up in nearby Parkersburg, West Virginia. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marietta College in 1892, then studied medicine at the University of Louisville Medical Department, graduating in 1896 as valedictorian. He was licensed to practice in Kentucky the same year and did so in Louisville until his death in 1923. Coleman taught materia medica, therapeutics, and pharmacology at the Kentucky University Department of Medicine from 1900 to 1908 when the school merged with the University of Louisville, where he served on the faculty until 1912. Coleman was a member of the Volunteer Medical Service Corps during World War I and played an active role in combating the influenza epidemic in 1918.
Title
William H. Coleman papers
Status
Completed
Author
Katherine B. Johnson
Date
2015
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

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