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Dr. A.B. Shipman letter

 Collection — Folder: S2821
Identifier: S2821

Scope and Contents

The collection is a photocopy of one letter written by Professor A. B. Shipman on November 7, 1847, to W. L. Macy, Secretary of War, making application for an appointment to the position of Regimental Surgeon for service in the Mexican War. In the letter, Shipman describes his credentials and experience as a physician.


  • 1849/11/07


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Dr. A. B. Shipman was Professor of Surgery at Indiana Medical College (formerly Laporte Medical College) in 1847.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Leroy Banicki on 1982/04/13.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1998 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 1998 by Philip N. Williams.
Dr. A.B. Shipman letter
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.