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Abstract Dr. William Darlington (1782-1863) was a physician, botanist, politician, businessman, and philanthropist from West Chester, PA. Darlington earned a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He practiced medicine, wrote books on botany, served as President of the Bank of Chester County, and ran successfully for three terms as a U. S. Congressman. The collection includes Darlington’s correspondence with many prominent political and botanical figures of his time; speeches and essays...
Overview Dr. Earl Francis Sykes (1902-1977) was a teacher and university administrator from Kansas who served as president of West Chester State College (now West Chester University of Pennsylvania) from 1961-1969. The collection contains administrative material and correspondence related to his duties at West Chester, speeches, course material, and drafts of various writing projects.
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Abstract Dr. William Goodell (1829-1894) was a well-known American gynecologist born in Malta. He served as a doctor for the Union Army in the Civil War at Camp Paoli/Parole in West Chester, PA, treating soldiers from the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863. The remainder of his career was spent practicing and teaching obstetrics in Philadelphia, PA. This collection contains materials from Dr. Goodell’s time as a surgeon in charge of the Camp Paoli/ Parole hospital as well as correspondence and other...