Walker Street improvement for Dr. Holt, Portland, ca. 1895

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Architecture commission for E. E. Holt at Walker Street in Portland, ME, circa 1895. The commission is associated with John Calvin Stevens. This item is part of the Stevens Architects drawings and records collection.

Dr. Erastus Eugene, youngest child of Erastus and Lucinda (Packard) Holt, was born in Peru, Oxford county, Maine, June 1, 1849. He attended the Medical School of Maine, and graduated in 1875 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, now the medical department of Columbia University. In 1875 he attended clinics at the Mass. Charitable Eye and Ear Infirmary, and studied the ear under Dr. Clarence J. Blake; and returning, was made house surgeon at the Maine Gen. Hosp., beginning his duties there in August of that year. He made quarterly reports of all medical and surgical cases treated at the hospital for the year 1875, and these reports were published in the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. He also wrote a history of the Maine General Hospital, which was published in the Portland Transcript. In 1876 Dr. Holt opened an office at No. 11 Brown street, Portland, and began his career as a general practitioner of medicine and surgery.


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  • Title: Walker Street improvement for Dr. Holt, Portland, ca. 1895
  • Address: Walker Street, Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Client: E. E. Holt
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Primary Architects: John Calvin Stevens
  • Object Type: Text and Image
  • Subtype: architectural drawing
  • Media/Genre: floor plans; site plans;
  • Materials: ink on linen;
  • Local Code: Coll. 209, 5-D-4-10
  • Collection: Stevens Architects drawings and records collection
  • Number of items in commission: 1

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