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Robert H. Pierson Daybooks

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 13 Aug 2013

Biographical History

Robert H. Pierson was a graduate of Syracuse University (class of 1898) where he was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He was a physician at the House of the Good Shepherd and later had an office in Syracuse. [Delta Kappa Epsilon Quarterly, Vol. XVII, 1899.] In 1902, he was one of only 18 young doctors to pass the U.S. Army's examination for Assistant Surgeon. ["Army Surgeons Wanted," New York Times, Jun 23, 1902.]

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Robert H. Pierson Daybooks consists of two volumes containing Dr. Pierson's notes on diagnosis, treatment and payment. In some cases the notes are extremely detailed.

Arrangement of the Collection

Volumes are in chronological order.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Pierson, Robert H., fl. 1880-1902.


Medicine -- Practice -- Accounting.
Physicians -- New York (State) -- Syracuse.


Syracuse (N.Y.) -- History.

Genres and Forms


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Robert H. Pierson Daybooks,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2013.

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