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Yale College. Medical Institution



  • Existence: 1718 - 1887

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Warner notes on lectures from Yale College School of Medicine

Identifier: MSS 2/069
Scope and Contents Volume contains conclusion of Nathan Smith’s lecture course on theory and practice of physic, 18151816, and personal material of Andrew F. Warner, 1821 and undated. Smith’s lectures describe pathology, symptoms, and treatment of disease by anatomical system; bulk of volume concerns diseases of the chylopoietic viscera [lymphatic system], digestive system, urinary system, and bronchi. Course concludes with Smith’s general remarks on the treatment of disease. A brief section on the...
Dates: 1815-1816, 1821, undated

Nelson Isham commonplace book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: MSS 2/025
Scope and Contents The bulk of the volume contains Isham's notes on the lecture courses of Eli Ives on disease of children and materia medica at Yale in 1826 and 1827. The notes describe the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of infants and children (pp. 2-98) and different medications and their uses (pp.101-132). There is a topical index to the lecture notes on page 233. The remainder of the commonplace book contains medical recipes and prescriptions (pp.99-100 and 171-193); a...
Dates: 1826 - 1831