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Dr. Arthur Spohn : surgeon, inventor, and Texas medical pioneer

Author: Jane Clements Monday; Frances Brannen Vick; Charles W Monday, Jr.
Publisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2018]
Series: Gulf Coast books, no. 23.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this first comprehensive biography of Dr. Arthur Edward Spohn, Jane Clements Monday, Frances Brannen Vick, and Charles W. Monday Jr illuminate the remarkable nineteenth-century story of a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Arthur Ed Spohn; Spoon family.; Arthur Ed Spohn; Spoon family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Clements Monday; Frances Brannen Vick; Charles W Monday, Jr.
ISBN: 9781623496906 162349690X
OCLC Number: 1034566999
Description: xxv, 341 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Spohn family, from Canada to the United States: 1776-1845 --
From the University of Michigan to postwar New York City: 1866-1867 --
The Spohns to lawless Texas: 1867-1868 --
Spohn in Texas: 1868-1870 --
Mier, Mexico: 1870-1872 --
Corpus Christi, the city by the sea: 1872-1875 --
A pivotal year: 1876 --
In New York: 1877 --
The Wild West: 1878-1881 --
Medical and family drama: 1882-1884 --
Tragedy and triumph: 1885-1887 --
A race to Paris and the Pasteur Institute: 1888 --
Medical passions: 1889-1894 --
Challenging times: 1895-1899 --
A new century: 1900-1905 --
A hospital at last: 1905 --
City of the bluff and seas: 1906-1908 --
Dr. Arthur Edward Spohn's legacy: 1908-1913 --
Epilogue --
Appendix 1. Medical journal articles by Dr. Spohn --
Appendix 2. Poetry by and about Dr. Spohn --
Appendix 3. Spaun/Spohn, Vela and Vidal, and Kenedy family trees --
Appendix 4. Spohn Sanitarium dedicatory address.
Series Title: Gulf Coast books, no. 23.
Responsibility: Jane Clements Monday and Frances Brannen Vick ; with Charles W. Monday Jr. ; introduction by Kenneth L. Mattox.

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