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William L. Sutton letters

 Collection
Identifier: KORN235
This is a collection of five letters from Dr. Sutton to his father and brother in the period 1816 through 1830.

Dates

  • 1816-1830

Creator

Extent

.10 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

William L. Sutton was the son of John and Nancy M. Coleman Sutton. He received his medical education at Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky and the Maryland Medical College. He practiced medicine in Scott County, Kentucky for most of his adult life. He was married three times and had eight children. Sutton pioneered the movement for the collection of vital statistics in Kentucky and was one of the founders of the Kentucky State Medical Society.

For more information about him, see William Loftus Sutton, MD, 1797-1862 by two of his descendants, Carrie T. Goldsborough and Anna Goldsborough Fisher, held at the Kornhauser Library Historical Collections.
Title
William L. Sutton letters
Status
Completed
Author
Katherine B. Johnson, Mary K. Marlatt
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

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