Photograph of Dr. Alvin W. Chapman,

Photograph of Dr. Alvin W. Chapman,


Image Number

  • PR00244

Year

  • 1833

Series Title

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    Biography Note

  • Born in Southampton, Massachusetts, and graduated with honors from Amherst College in 1830. In 1833, he commenced the study of medicine and in 1835, he came to Florida. Dr. Chapman began to study botany and became distinguished in the field. Sometime in 1847, Dr. John Gorrie and Dr. Chapman reportedly conferred on the development of Dr. Gorrie's ice machine. Because of the Civil War, Dr. Chapman did not see a copy of his book, The Flora of the Southern United States, until 1865. Dr. Chapman died in 1899.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in.

Subject Term

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Personal Subject


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Chicago Manual of Style

Photograph of Dr. Alvin W. Chapman,. 1833. Black & white photoprint, 10 x 8 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/235>, accessed 28 June 2017.

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Photograph of Dr. Alvin W. Chapman,. 1833. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 28 Jun. 2017.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/235>.

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(State Archives of Florida)