Eclectic Medical College Commemoration


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Eclectic Medical College Commemoration is a picture, with genre photograph. Its dimensions are 8 in. x 10 in..

It was created on Thursday, June 25, 1953.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

Miss Bernice A. Warner, Worthington Public Library Board President, is pictured accepting a tablet from Dr. R. B. Taylor. The National Eclectic Medical Association presented the tablet to the Worthington Public Library in commemoration of the founding of the first Eclectic Medical College in the mid-west on the site where the James Kilbourne Memorial Library Building stands (752 High Street). The inscription on the tablet was written by local author and historian, Frank Corbin, who served on the board of the Worthington Public Library for 22 years. The inscription reads: "Near this site was established in December 1830 as part of the Worthington College the first Eclectic Medical College in the middle west. This tablet commemorates the faculty and students of this college, who by reason of their endeavors, were able to alleviate, in some measure, the suffering of humanity. Dedicated June 25, 1953 by the National Eclectic Medical Association."

It covers the topics libraries and library trustees.

It features the organizations Worthington Libraries and Worthington Medical College.

It covers the city Worthington.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 93-G-251.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0790.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on January 3, 2002. It was last updated November 14, 2017.