Skip to main content

Donovan family collection

 Collection
Identifier: KORN1029
This collection contains bottles of calomel and Dover’s Powders prescribed by Dr. Roscoe P. Donovan, and J.D. Donovan diploma from KSM, 1866.

Dates

  • 1866-1950

Creator

Extent

.25 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

Jeremiah D. Donovan (1836-1920) was born in Cornishville, Kentucky. He was an 1866 graduate of the Kentucky School of Medicine. He practiced medicine in Johnsonville, Cornishville, and Antioch, Kentucky before moving to Moultrie County, Illinois where he lived until his death in 1920. He had 14 children, eleven living to adulthood. Seven of his eight sons became physicians (the other a lawyer).

Roscoe P. Donovan (1885-1955) was the son of Dr. J.D. Donovan. He was a 1906 graduate of the St. Louis College of Physicians and Surgeons. He practiced in and around Vermilion and Moultrie Counties in Illinois. He had no children.
Title
Donovan family collection
Status
Completed
Author
Katherine B. Johnson
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
500 S. Preston Street
Louisville KY 40292 United States
(502) 852-5766