Frank Hollowell Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
Frank Hollowell Biographical File
Date
1891 - 1891
Extent
0.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Biographical file includes a memorial entry from the Tennessee Medical Society Transaction, 1891.

Preferred Citation

Hollowell, Frank (1838-1891). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Frank Hollowell, M.D., fought in the Civil War as a private in Col. McNairy's battalion of cavalry. He remained with McNairy until taken prisoner and sent to Camp Chase. After months of imprisonment, he was exchanged. Hollowell then joined Forrest's regiment, where he became captain of cavalry and served as such until the end of the war.

Hollowell matriculated at the University of Nashville in 1867 and graduated in 1869. He practiced in the Edgefield neighborhood of Nashville. In 1882, he took charge of the Medical College Hospital, and he served in this capacity until 1886.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Health Administration
  • Military Medicine
  • Tennessee History
  • Vanderbilt Alumni
  • VUMC History

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