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State Archives of Florida
Photograph of Dr. Alvin W. Chapman,
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.
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Photograph of Dr. Alvin W. Chapman,. 1833. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/235>, accessed 28 November 2023.
Photograph of Dr. Alvin W. Chapman,. 1833. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/235>