Dr. Robert Levy Autograph Book
The Autograph book of Dr. Robert Levy contains the autographs and some comments by persons affiliated with the University of Denver between 1881 and 1885.
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Biographical / Historical
Dr. Robert Levy came to Denver in 1879 as a student at the University of Denver. He started practicing medicine in Denver in 1884 after training at Bellevue Hospital. He was an organizer, in 1887, of Gross Medical College, which later merged into DU's medical school. He was also instrumental in the organization of Denver Clinical Pathological Assn. and National Jewish Hospital.
Dr. Levy's specialty was ear, nose and throat, and during World War I he was in charge of that specialty at Fort Lewis. He practiced medicine in Denver for 60 years, and was honored by a testimonial dinner at National Jewish Hospital in 1944. He was also on the board of Temple Emanuel, and served as president of the Denver and Colorado medical societies.
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Scope and Contents
The autograph book of Dr. Robert Levy contains the autographs and some comments by persons with affiliation with the University of Denver. Included are David H. Moore, Fannie M. Shattuck, H. A. Howe, and John Hipp.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Dr. Robert Levy, March 31, 1944. There is no accession record for this material. There is, however, a note from Dr. Levy to Mr. McDonough telling him the material was ready to be picked up, dated March 31, 1944. Then there is a letter to Dr. Levy from Chancellor Charrington thanking him for the autograph book dated April 6, 1944.
This collection is closed, and its Box 1 is reassigned to B372, Robert Levy Papers which contains additional documents. Sierra record b46966468 is edited accordingly.
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