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Vincennes Medical Society records

 Collection — Volume: V425
Identifier: V425

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the constitution, bylaws, minutes, and a record of membership dues of the Vincennes Medical Society.


  • 1817-1900


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.

Administrative History

The Vincennes Medical Society was founded circa 1817, and is considered to be the first medical society in the state of Indiana. The Society represented the first medical district of Indiana, according to its constitution. The inscription at the front of this volume references Dr. Henry Held. Held, born in 1871, was a general practitioner in Vincennes for a number of years Source: Ancestry Library. 1930 Census. 28 Mar. 2006 />


0.03 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Norma Badollet.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2006/03 by Benjamin Clark. Finding aid updated 2015/11/23 by Lauren Patton EAD finding aid created 2018/06/08 by Lauren Patton.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.