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The Elliott H. Hutchins Collection

  • Creator: Hutchins, Elliott Holsworth (1880 - 1953)

  • Collection Date: 1906 - 1953

  • Extent: 1 linear foot

Elliott H. Hutchins
by Greystone-Central News
black and white photograph, 1940


Elliott H. Hutchins was born in Bowens, Maryland. He received his A.B. in 1902 and his A.M. in 1906, both from St. John's College. He was awarded an M.D. in 1906 from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Hutchins became a member of the school of medicine faculty in 1919 and was a member of the Board of Police Surgeons of Baltimore from 1914 until 1950.

Hopkins Affiliations

1927 - 1953 Johns Hopkins Hospital
1919 - 1953 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Scope and Content

The Elliott H. Hutchins Collection spans his entire medical career. It contains correspondence, publications, photographs, sketches, and some objects. Subject files include materials on gall bladder surgery, the Baltimore police department, and the International College of Surgeons. Personal items in the collection include a police license plate, a sweater, a surgical apron, and a Canadian patent.

Policy on Access and Use

This collection may contain some restricted records. Materials pertaining to patients, students, employees, and human research subjects, as well as unprocessed collections and recent administrative records, carry restrictions on access. For more information about the policies and procedures for access, see Policy on Access and Use.

Permissions and Credits

When citing material from this collection, credit The Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. For permission to reproduce images, contact the holder of the copyright.

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