The First Negro Medical Society. A History of the Medico-Chirurgical Society of the District of Columbia, 1884-1939. [Inscribed Copy]
The First Negro Medical Society. A History of the Medico-Chirurgical Society of the District of Columbia, 1884-1939. [Inscribed Copy]
The First Negro Medical Society. A History of the Medico-Chirurgical Society of the District of Columbia, 1884-1939. [Inscribed Copy]

The First Negro Medical Society. A History of the Medico-Chirurgical Society of the District of Columbia, 1884-1939. [Inscribed Copy]


A history of African-American physicians and their exclusion from white medical associations until well into the 20th century. Dr. William Montague Cobb (1904-1990) was the first African American to earn a Ph.D in anthropology. The recipient of Cobb’s inscription, Eugene Holmes, is possibly the African American operatic baritone.


Description: The First Negro Medical Society. A History of the Medico-Chirurgical Society of the District of Columbia, 1884-1939. [Inscribed Copy]

Society of the District of Columbia, 1884-1939. Washington, DC; Associated Publishers, 1939. First edition. 8vo. x, 159 pp. 8vo, green cloth, without dust jacket. Inscribed, signed, and dated by the author in year of publication.

[3728815]

Blockson Collection 7833.


Price: $350.00

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