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T. Wood Clarke Collection

  • Creator: Clarke, T. Wood (1878 - 1959)

  • Collection Date: undated

  • Extent: 0.25 linear feet



T. Wood Clarke was born in Utica, New York. He received an A.B. from Harvard University in 1899, although he finished his course work at Harvard in 1898. He graduated with a M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1902. He was on the Johns Hopkins Hospital house staff from 1902-1903 and finished his residency training at Lakeside Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Clarke received post-graduate training in Berlin and in London, working with Sir Archibald Garrod. From 1907 to 1908 he was a fellow at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. He was assistant editor of the journal, Medical Record, from 1909 to 1910. Clarke was a medical writer and a writer of historical books and essays. His books included The Bloody Mohawk and Emigres in the Wilderness which was published in 1941.

Hopkins Affiliations

1898 - 1902 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, student
1902 - 1903 Johns Hopkins Hospital

Scope and Content

The T. Wood Clarke collection consists of one manuscript entitled, "Crusaders of the Western World". It is a series of essays on American medical pioneers including Dorthea Lynde Dix, Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Clara Barton, Mother M. Marianne, George Kober, Carlos Finlay, Herman Biggs, Homer Folks, Nathan Straus, Bailey Kelly Ashford and others. The manuscript was edited in 1990 by Clarke's son-in-law William W. Wright.

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