Dartmouth College Medical Admission Tickets, 1884-86

Dartmouth College Medical Admission Tickets, 1884-86


Dartmouth College Medical Admission Tickets, 1884-86


4.75" x3"



Country of manufacture

North America

Categories: Medicine, Other Medical Antiques


A pair of medical admission tickets issued to Frank E. Colby, while he was a medical student at Dartmouth in the 1880s. Founded in 1797 Dartmouth was US’s fourth medical school.   Neither of his professors appear to have been major figures in 19th-century American medicine. Both tickets are in vg condition. The backs are blank. 

Rootsweb has the following data on Colby: Frank Edgar COLBY M.D. was born on 26 JUL 1862 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He died on 10 JAN 1944 at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Frank E. Colby was the only child of Willeby and Elenora A. (Crosby) Colby. He was born in Bow, NH on 26 Jul 1862. Graduated Dartmouth Medical School in 1886. Married Caroline P. Dubia on 26 June 1887. She was born 9 Nov 1870 in East Concord. He practiced obstetrics in Concord and Bow, NH. 

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