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Collection Vertical File Photos
Catalog Number VF59
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Dr. George W. Card and Dr. John M. Henderson found Willoughby University of Lake Erie in honor of their friend Dr. Westel Willoughby in 1834. Drs. Card and Henderson believed Willoughby's name would give prestige to the university and would aid in securing teachers and students.

Willoughby University operates in Willoughby, Ohio until 1846 when it moved to Columbus as Willoughby Medical College of Columbus. Willoughby Medical University of Lake Erie had approximately 618 graduates.
Title Willoughby Medical College
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