University of Virginia Historical Collections at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library

Introduction to a Biography of Robley Dunglison

Robley Dunglison

Robley Dunglison
Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia

January 4, 1998 marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of Robley Dunglison, the first professor of anatomy and medicine at the University of Virginia and personal physician to Thomas Jefferson. This online exhibit is a brief biography of Dr. Dunglison.

The images, text, and artifacts in this exhibit are the property of Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia. For permission to reproduce any of these images, contact Joan Echtenkamp Klein, Assistant Director for Historical Collections & Services. This exhibit was written and created by Joby Topper. Please direct all questions and comments to Joan Echtenkamp Klein.