John L. Heffron diary, A1350
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a diary kept by John L. Heffron while he was a student at Madison University and a letter from former University Archivist Howard Williams discussing the diary.
- 1870 - 1967
- Heffron, John Lorenzo (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
John Lorenzo Heffron graduated from Madison University, Colgate University's predecessor institution, in 1873. He was born in New Woodstock on November 29, 1851; prepared at the Grammar School, the predecessor to Colgate Academy; and came to Madison University from Fabius. He taught at the Peddie Institute in Highstown, New Jersey (1873-1875) and at a high school in Newark (1875-1878) and then studied medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York (1878-1879); Syracuse University (1879-1881); and Heidelberg University and Vienna (1881-1882). Beginning in 1882, he practiced medicine in Syracuse and taught at Syracuse University's College of Medicine. In 1908, he became Dean of the College of Medicine. He died in Syracuse on September 28, 1924.
Elmer William Smith, ed., Colgate University General Catalogue, vol. 2, (Hamilton, NY: Colgate University, 1939), 49.
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Language of Materials
- Diaries. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Heffron, John Lorenzo
- Universities and colleges -- History -- 19th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the John L. Heffron diary
- Allyson Smally
- May 2, 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
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