Ludwig Bremer Papers


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Ludwig Bremer Papers


  • 1877-1897 (Creation)


1.00 Linear Feet

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Ludwig Bremer was a prominent St. Louis-based German doctor who came to the United States in 1865 to study medicine. He received his medical degree from St. Louis Medical College in 1870, and practiced in Carondelet and Belleville until 1880. After finishing his medical studies in Europe in 1883, Bremer returned to St. Louis, where he served as the chair of physiology and pathology at Missouri Medical College, and president of the St. Louis Medical Society. His areas of study included histology, pathology, neorology, and haematology.

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Two bound notebooks: 1. Clinical Records/care book, May 1892 to May 1897 (includes correspondence laid in book); 2. Fee/consultation book, October 1877 to July 1880.

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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