Wilson family diplomas and certificate
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Wilson family diplomas and certificate

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Title: Wilson family diplomas and certificate
Dates: 1847-1861
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet (1 tube)
Identification: MS 0876

Biographical/Historical Note

William Watkins Wilson (1800-1880) practiced medicine in Savannah, Georgia. He graduated from the Savannah Medical College in 1858 and the Oglethorpe Medical College in 1861. His son, William Howell Wilson (1829-1915) graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 1852.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of medical school diplomas for the Wilson family of Savannah. Diplomas include William Watkins Wilson's from the Savannah Medical College in 1858 and Oglethorpe Medical College in 1861 and William Howell Wilson's from the Medical College of Georgia in 1852. There is also William Watkins Wilson's certificate of membership in the Georgia Medical Society, Savannah, 1847.


Index Terms

Diplomas.
Medical colleges--Georgia--Savannah.
Physicians--Georgia--Savannah.
Wilson, William Howell, 1829-1915.
Wilson, William Watkins, 1800-1880.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from family of creator.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Wilson family diplomas and certificate, MS 876, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Jessie Wilson Wall, 1956.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 
Item 1: William Watkins Wilson certificate of membership in the Georgia Medical Society, Savannah, 1847 (Parchment.)
 
Item 2: William Watkins Wilson diploma from the Savannah Medical College, Savannah, 1858 (Parchment.)
 
Item 3: William Watkins Wilson diploma from the Oglethorpe Medical College, Savannah, 1861 (Parchment.)
 
Item 4: William Howell Wilson diploma from the Medical College of Georgia, 1852 (Parchment.)