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Osborne (Dr. Leonard) Journal
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Dr. Leonard Osborne Journal
    Creator: Osborne, Leonard, 1792-1837
    Identifier/Call Number: SC.LOJ
    Extent: 0.20 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1809-1815
    Abstract: Dr. Leonard Osborne, fleet surgeon in the US Navy during the War of 1812, kept this journal from 1809 to 1815. In it, he describes medical lectures he attended, some medical treatments, and his experiences during the war, including the various locations his ship visited and his fellow seamen. He also included some sketches, hand-drawn maps, and poems. The notification of Dr. Osborne's death from the Secretary of the Navy, dated October 20, 1837, is pasted inside the journal's front cover.
    Language of Material: English

    Biographical Information:

    Dr. Leonard Osborne was a fleet surgeon in the US Navy during the early 19th century.

    Scope and Contents

    Dr. Leonard Osborne, fleet surgeon in the US Navy during the War of 1812, kept this journal from 1809 to 1815. In it, he describes medical lectures he attended, some medical treatments, and his experiences during the war, including the various locations his ship visited and his fellow seamen. He also included some sketches, hand-drawn maps, and poems. The notification of Dr. Osborne's death from the Secretary of the Navy, dated October 20, 1837, is pasted inside the journal's front cover.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

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