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Identifier: MSS 408
Scope and Contents note This is a volume of manuscript lecture notes entitled "Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Midwifery by Colin McKenzie, M.D." The notes appear to have been taken by Isaac S. Thompson. There are 22 lectures; topics include "Of the Structure of the Pelvis," "Of Conception and Touching," "On Abortion," "Premature Births," and "Preternatural Labor." The volume also includes several recipes for prescriptions.An inscription on the inside of the front cover dates the volume to 1784;...
Dates: 1784; undated