Lewis Gregory Cole Papers, 1892-1954

 
Lewis Gregory Cole Papers

Biographical Note

Biographical Statement

Dr. Cole was born in Lake Mahopac, New York and graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University in 1898. He was a professor of roentgenology at Cornell Medical School from 1912-1921 and president of the American Roentgen Ray Society 1916-1917. He was also a member of the American Gastroenterological Association. Dr. Cole was probably the first to advocate the use of x-rays in the diagnosis of tuberculosis of the lung and established a scientific basis for his convictions. He is the author of two textbooks, contributor to other texts and author of over one hundred articles in medical journals.

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection includes correspondence, a biography, photographs, legal documents, article reprints, and items of social ephemera from the late 1890s and early 1900s.

Administrative Info

Processed and described by Doris Strauss, 2015.

Requests for permission to quote from or publish any materials should be directed to the reference librarian or curator in writing.

Preferred Citation

Lewis Gregory Cole Papers. The Drs. Barry and Bobbi Coller Rare Book Reading Room, New York Academy of Medicine.

Provenance

Collection Contents

ContainerDescription
Box 1    Undated, unidentified photographs (11) - 1977
Box 1    Folder 1    Biography of Lewis Gregory Cole - 1945-1946
Box 1    Folder 2    Typescript reminiscence by Cole, undated - n/a
Box 1    Folder 3    Personal correspondence, dance cards, misc. - 1894-1935
Box 1    Folder 4    Correspondence from "Joe," Cornell University - 1894
Box 1    Folder 5    Legal documents, undated and 1907 - 1907
Box 1    Folder 6    Correspondence, case files - 1900-1935
Box 1    Folder 7    Correspondence - 1913-1938
Box 1    Folder 8    Telegrams, correspondence - 1929-1935
Box 1    Folder 9    Correspondence, misc. - 1929-1943
Box 1    Folder 10    Lancet correspondence - 1913-1914
Box 1    Folder 11    Articles, reprints, speeches, bibliography, misc. - 1914-1954
Box 1    Folder 12    Reprints, bibliography, misc. - 1896-1954
Box 1    Folder 13    New York Herald Tribune - 8-Apr-56
Box 1    Folder 14    Personal correspondence - 1895-1903
Box 1    Folder 15    Personal correspondence - 1892-1901
Box 1    Folder 16    Personal correspondence - 1895-1905
Box 1    Folder 17    Personal correspondence - 1894-1907
Box 1    Folder 18    Personal correspondence - 1892-1903
Box 1    Folder 19    Personal correspondence - 1892-1903
Box 1    Folder 20    Personal correspondence - 1893-1901
Box 1    Folder 21    Personal correspondence - 1892-1900
Box 1    Folder 22    Personal correspondence - 1893-1906
Box 1    Folder 23    Ephemera including dance cards, wedding invitations, misc. - 1894-1906

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This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The New York Academy of Medicine Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

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