The Cushing Files: The Tale the Archives Told
When DMS faculty member Lee Witters learned that famed neurosurgeon Harvey Cushing was a big fan of Dartmouth Medical School's founder, Nathan Smith, Witters dug into the Dartmouth archives to find out more. He uncovered a tale of connections and coincidences that spanned more than 300 years. To learn what Witters discovered, read "A Diligent Effort." Below are some of the documents he found and a complete list of his sources.
The Medical Career by Harvey Cushing (1929)
Honorary degree citation for Harvey Cushing (June 1929)
Honorary degree citation for Henry Bates Thayer (June 1929)
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