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Amputation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Historical Medical Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HMP
Scope and Contents Since photography was invented in the mid-19th century, it has been used for medical purposes. The collection contains more than 4,000 photographs and showcases a variety of patients with diseases, injuries, and malformations, such as Civil War amputations, conjoined twins, and birth defects.

Please see the inventory linked below for further details.

Richard J. H. Hatchett letter

 Item
Identifier: MSS 395
Content Description This collection contains a single letter, circa 1889, written by Richard J. H. Hatchett to a colleague about Hatchett's strong belief in bloodletting.