ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 824
Extent: 2.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: Jackson Thornwell Witherspoon (1900-1940) was a native of New Orleans, a prolific writer, and gynecologist. The collection contains numerous drafts of articles by Witherspoon, both popular and technical, written primarily while he was Associate Professor of Gynecology at the Indiana University School of Medicine. There is also correspondence regarding the negotiations and progress of his published textbook, "Clinical Pathological Gynecology" (1939) as well as a scrapbook of advertisements and book reviews. In addition, there are class notes taken by Witherspoon as well as certificates and a draft of a book, "Two Years at Oxford," which he adapted from a journal he kept while studying in England.