Correspondence, notes, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia
pertaining to Williams' affiliation with Stanford University and Palo Alto Hospital,
including syllabi and notes from classes, 1895-96; his World War I service in Scotland;
and his family. Also includes guest book from the family cabin, 1937-47, which includes
notes and signatures of Herbert Hoover, Lou Henry Hoover, and their children
Stanford Class of 1897. Williams earned his MD at Columbia College of Physicians and
Surgeons in 1901. He was one of Palo Alto's first physicians, establishing his practice
there in 1904; he continued a close affiliation with Stanford, serving on its Board of
Athletic Control from 1916 to 1928.
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