The History of Hermon Samuel Major, M.D.

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Biography of Hermon Samuel Major, M.D., including a family history, description of Dr. Major's early life, and his entrance into the Scarritt Collegiate Institute in Neosho, Missouri, where Will Rogers was a classmate. Major later boarded with Senator and Mrs. Thomas Benton, and began attending University Medical College in September, 1900. In 1912 he was appointed clinical director of State Hospital No. 1 , then the state asylum, in Fulton, Missouri, and in 1921 took over the Southwest Sanitarium at 31st and Euclid in Kansas City, Missouri, and renamed it the Simpson-Major Sanitarium, again renamed later The Major Clinic, which primarily treated alcoholism. The biography appears to have been written due to Dr. Major's health taking a turn for the worse and the clinic being put up for sale.

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3100 Euclid Avenue
Kansas City, MO
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Menninger Historic Psychiatry Coll., Major, Boxes 1-4
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Digital Object Identifier
KHS-264578-0001