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Porter (Robert L.) Papers
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Dr. Robert Langley Porter was a prominent San Francisco pediatrician and important figure in the history of UCSF, serving as a lecturer, Dean of the medical school, and driving force behind the creation of the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute. Collection contains items relating to his work, life, and interests.
R. Langley Porter was born in Montreal, Canada in 1870. He attended Pennsylvania Military Academy, then came to California obtaining a teaching post in chemistry in 1891 at Cooper Medical College. Intrigued by medicine, he enrolled as a medical student in the Cooper Medical College, graduating in 1896 and completed extensive postgraduate education. He traveled extensively in Europe and studied in London, becoming a licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians and studying pathology and pediatrics in Freiburg and Berlin.
2.709 Linear Feet 2 cartons, 1 oversize folder
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Collection is open for research.