Title:Taylor family journals : ms.S, 1843-1851
Creator/Contributor:Taylor family., creator
Creator/Contributor:McLean, Mary E. Sterling.
John Taylor McLean (1823-1902) journal (Sept. 1843-Oct. 13, 1844; Nov. 26, 1848-Jan. 24, 1849): the early portion written
while he was a student at Wesleyan University, later entries while a medical student at Tulane. (With descriptions of New
Orleans, the cholera epidemic, etc.); In the final entries, he contemplates joining his brother in California; and written
from the back of the volume: "Register of the Marysville City Hospital/Opened September 23, 1853/Jno. T. McLean M.D. City
Physician," with record of admissions to the hospital, Sept. 23-Nov. 1, 1853, register of prescriptions, list of expenses
charged to the city, register of vaccinations, etc. (17 p.) The volume also includes medical and religious notes, a brief
biographical sketch of Dr. McLean, and a draft of his statement re the city hospital.
Diary kept by his wife-to-be, Mary E. Sterling (1848-51) With comments on the letters she received from him while he was in
New Orleans and California.
Subject:Medicine -- Study and teaching
Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
Medicine -- California
Physicians -- California
New Orleans (La.)
BANC MSS 75/85 c