Includes transcriptions of original correspondence; pamphlets. Gift of Dr. Morton Gibbons, January 13, 1931.
Gibbons was born in Wilmington, Delaware, into an English emigre family who had followed William Penn to Pennsylvania. He
received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1829, and practiced with his father, William Gibbons, in Wilmington
until 1844. He taught at the Philadelphia College of Medicine from that date until he went to San Francisco in 1850.