UNIVERSITY Of The PACIFIC: Medical Department. Annoucement of Lectures, Sessions of 1859. California Educational History.

UNIVERSITY Of The PACIFIC: Medical Department. Annoucement of Lectures, Sessions of 1859.

San Francisco: Printed by Towne & Bacon, 1859. 1st printing thus. Not in Greenwood, CALIFORNIA IMPRINTS. OCLC records 3 institutional holdings, curiously enough, none in Calfornia. 15, [1] pp. 8vo. 8-3/16" x 5-5/16". Printed salmon-colored paper wrappers, sewn. Evidence of prior binding [in a larger volume?]. A VG+ copy. Item #40582

University of the Pacific was established by pioneer Methodist ministers in Santa Clara in July 1851 as California's first chartered institution of higher learning. Initially named California Wesleyan College, it petitioned the state to change its name to University of the Pacific one month after it was chartered.

Pacific provided the West Coast with its first medical school in 1858 (which later became part of Stanford, and today is California Pacific Medical Center). This one of the medical schools first publications. [UoP website].

Rare.

Price: $350.00

See all items in Americana