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Howard Van Locke Collection
1907-1999 (bulk 1907-1910)

UPT 50 L814

16.0 Items

Prepared by Kaiyi Chen

1999

Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

PROVENANCE

Gift of Gwen Locke Gibson to the University Archives, 1999. 

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

 Snapshot of Howard Locke and his medical school roommate Stephen Mitterling in their roomHoward Van Locke was born in Dublin Mills, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, in January 1887. Locke attended the Medico-Chirurgical College (the 1916 merger of this institution with the Medical School of the University of Pennsylvania led to the formation of the Graduate School of Medicine at Penn in 1919). After his graduation in 1911, Locke practiced in Orbisonia, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, for twenty-nine years until his death in September 1941. 

 

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SCOPE AND CONTENT

This memorabilia collection consists of eight photographs, seven miscellaneous personal documents or objects related to Locke's experience at the Medico-Chirurgical College, as well as a reminiscent account of Howard Van Locke by his daughter Gwen Locke Gibson. 

 

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Photograph of Medico Chirurgal College Class of 1911

 

INVENTORY

 

Memorabilia 

Box

Folder

Six photographs (portraits and snapshots) 

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1

Two programs, one of Second Annual Banquet of the John C. Heisler Anatomical and Surgical Society, 1910 Apr. 2nd and one of Class Day of the Medical Department of the Medico-Chirurgical College, n.d. 

OS 1

2

A tuition fee receipt, a grade report, and a character- certifying note, 1907-1908 

OS 1

3

Gwen Locke Gibson's reminiscence of Dr. Howard Van Locke, [1999] 

OS 1

4

Two larger unidentified group photographs, n.d. 

OS 1

5

Two charms, one of the design of the coat of arms of the University of Pennsylvania filled with 12 KT gold, the other of gold-color metal embossed with a dog head (one small box) 

 OS 0

 

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