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"The Fort Wayne Medical Schools 1876-1905 and union with Purdue University", 1976

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 14
Identifier: MSP 174, Series 3, File 16

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series contains material that document the history of the Indiana Medical College, The School of Medicine of Purdue University, from its early inception to its eventual merger with Indiana University. Subjects explored in the papers include early attempts to coordinate premedical courses with medical schools; merger negotiations between the Medical College of Indiana and Indiana University; merger negotiations and agreements between Purdue University, the Medical College of Indiana, the Central College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the Fort Wayne College of Medicine; the legal dispute and controversy between Purdue University and Indiana University regarding medical education in Indiana; and the eventual transition of the School of Medicine to be administered fully by Indiana University.

Material present includes but is not limited to scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, addresses to the Indiana General Assembly, articles in medical journals, manuscript pages from written histories, financial statements, and articles of agreement.


  • 1976

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.


From the Series: 0.565 Cubic Feet (One letter-size half-width manuscript box, one legal-size half-width manuscript box, and ten folders)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States