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Title: 

Charles S. Briggs

Subject: 

VUMC History

Description: 

Photographic portrait of Charles S. Briggs. Dr. Charles Briggs graduated from the University of Nashville's medical department in 1875. He then left Nashville for Philadelphia to study surgery with Dr. S.W. Gross, returning in 1877. Dr. Briggs then held many prominent positions in the University of Nashville and Vanderbilt medical departments and also served as editor of the Nashville Journal of Medicine and Surgery. He and his father established the Briggs Infirmary in 1891. Dr. Briggs died of influenza in 1920.

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Date: 

Creator: 

Thuss, W.G.

Source: 

Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections Photographic Archive

Rights: 

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Type: 

Still Image

Original Format: 

Photographic print   

Physical Dimensions: 

2 in. x 4 in.   

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Citation: 

Thuss, W.G., “Charles S. Briggs,” VUMC Through Time, accessed November 27, 2014, https://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/throughtime/items/show/1953.


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