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William Beaumont

Doctor (21-Nov-1785 — 25-Apr-1853)


I. Bernard Cohen. The Career of William Beaumont and the Reception of His Discovery. New York City: Arno Press. 1980. 199pp.

Reginald Horsman. Frontier Doctor: William Beaumont, America's First Great Medical Scientist. University of Missouri Press. 1996. 336pp.

Jesse S. Myer. Life and Letters of Dr. William Beaumont: Including Hitherto Unpublished Data Concerning the Case of Alexis St. Martin. St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Company. 1912. 317pp.

Rodney B. Nelson. Beaumont: America's First Physiologist. Geneva, IL: Grant House Press. 1990. 379pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  4. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.43)

  5. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.71)

  6. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.122)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.78)

  8. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.39)

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