Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Henry Bigelow

  • The two doctors Bigelow from New England

    Students of eighteenth-century history are familiar with the two great prime ministers of England, William Pitt the Elder and William Pitt the Younger. Medical historians, however, may be more interested in the two Boston physicians, Jacob and Henry Bigelow, also father and son, who in a way eclipsed one another by attaining a great reputation…