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Silas Hamilton Douglas

Silas Hamilton Douglas

Years at Michigan: 1844 - 1877
Literature, Science, and the Arts
| Chemistry |
Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Materia Medical
Director of Chemical Laboratory
Dean of Medicine

Faculty Member Resources

University of Michigan Medical School Website
October 1, 1902
The Michigan Alumnus
March 1, 1907
The Michigan Alumnus