Processing information: Collection processing completed 2006/03 by Benjamin Clark. Finding aid revised 2015/11/23 by Lauren Patton.
This collection contains the constitution, bylaws, minutes, and a record of membership dues of the Vincennes Medical Society.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Vincennes Medical Society Records, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
The Vincennes Medical Society was founded circa 1817, and is considered to be the first medical society in the state of Indiana. The Society represented the first medical district of Indiana, according to its constitution. The inscription at the front of this volume references Dr. Henry Held. Held, born in 1871, was a general practitioner in Vincennes for a number of years.