Humphrey Howell Bate Biographical File

Summary Information

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Humphrey Howell Bate Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1844 - 1911
General Physical Description note
-- cubic feet
Biographical file on Dr. Bate, including newspaper clippings, certificates, receipts, correspondence, class tickets and notes from the University of Nashville.

Preferred Citation

Bate, Humphrey Howell (1844-1911). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Humphrey Howell Bate, Sr. was born February 1, 1844 at the Old Bate Home Place, Castalian Springs, Sumner County, Tennessee. He died June 8, 1911 and is buried in the Gallatin Cemetery. He was a Civil War veteran. In 1866, Humphrey entered the Medical Department of the University of Nashville and graduated in 1868. He practiced medicine in Sumner County.

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Subject Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Bate, Humphrey H.

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Medical Education
  • Tennessee History
  • Vanderbilt Alumni

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