MS 7374 Among the Navajoes: A Lecture

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7374
Creators:
Moomaw, William C.
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
45 Pages
Repository:

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
William Cline Moomaw (1873-1965) was born at Cloverdale, Virginia, the ninth of twelve children. Elementary schooling took place at a private school at the family home. Secondary studies were at nearby Dalesville Academy and undergraduate work at Juniata College. He recieved a degree in medicine from the University of Virginia in 1903. He then took a position at the mission hospital on the Navaho Reservation at Fort Defiance, near Gallup, New Mexico. He then spent two years with the Navahos. Dr. Moomaw went on to practice medicine for 54 years, and was awarded an unsolicited Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons. (Information furnished by John deL. Moomaw, of Elkton, Maryland.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7374

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 7374, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Donated by John deL. Moomaw, of Elkton, Maryland.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Navaho Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Navajo Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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