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Guide to the Thomas C. Stockton Papers MS 40
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Description
This collection contains personal, business, and real estate papers of Thomas C. Stockton, one of the first medical doctors in San Diego County in the late nineteenth century.
Background
Thomas Coates Stockton was born in 1837 in Smith Creek, New Brunswick, Canada. He trained first as a teacher and then studied medicine at Harvard University and the Bellevue Hospital medical school in New York. He graduated in 1866 and moved to San Diego in 1869, where he met Minnie Grey Slade. Minnie was born in Buffalo, New York to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Slade, and was sent to San Diego in 1870 to improve her health. She and Thomas Stockton married on June 5, 1873. They had one surviving child, Mabel Stockton Eckhardt.
Extent
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.
Availability
This collection is open for research.