Daniel Abbey biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0185

Abstract

One folder of correspondence between Dr. Daniel Abbey's son (Stanton T. Abbey) and Rudolph Kampmeier regarding the donation to the Medical School of Dr. Abbey's University of Nashville diploma (Dr. of Medicine) granted in 1855 and signed by the Medical faculty. A copy of the diploma along with a translation are included in the folder.

Dates

  • 1855 - 1959

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Abbey was born in Nashville.He was a graduate of the University of Nashville in 1855. Dr. Abbey was a personal friend of Robert E. Lee; however, their friendship was severed by a disagreement over slavery. During the Civil War, Dr. Abbey organized the 27th Missouri Regiment and was killed in action near Natchez, MS. The letters also include information about Abbey's son.

Extent

0 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Finding Aid for Daniel Abbey Biographical File
Author
Processed by EBL Special Collections Staff
Date
2004-11-19
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the VUMC Historical Images and Biographies Repository

Contact:
Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


 

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