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George O. Caldwell papers

Identifier: MSS 2/299
Scope and Contents The collection contains one volume of George O. Caldwell's student notes, 1884-1885, on the surgical lectures of J. Williston Wright in the Medical Department of the University of the City of New York (pp. 1-106), with notes on materia medica (pp. 108-134), and an 1887 hospital formulary of 307 recipes (pp. 135-232), probably used at the Female Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell's Island. Also included are nine letters, 1891-1894, from Caldwell to his fiancee, Annie C. Roche, written while...
Dates: 1884 - 1894

George Wagoner Papers

Identifier: MSS 361
Overview George Wagoner (1896-1957), was a Philadelphia-based orthopedic surgeon who spent his career studying bone pathology. He served in administrative and teaching roles in various hospitals in Philadelphia and pioneered the celloidin mount technique for microscopic examination of total specimen sections. Collection materials consist of photographs, x-rays, glass slides, academic publications, correspondence, and personal papers. This collection is divided into three series. The first series,...
Dates: 1915 - 1941

Henry Richard Smith medical notebook

Identifier: MSS 2/248
Scope and Contents Notes on lectures of Dr. [James] Blundell on midwifery, 1835, from Guy’s Hospital; examination questions on surgery; notes on symptoms and treatment of common ailments; and recipes. Several bills and recipes, some dated as late as 1884, laid in.
Dates: 1835 - 1884

Historical Medical Photographs 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.

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Dates: 1865-1974, undated

Instituzioni della chirurgia

Identifier: MSS 2/331
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a bound manuscript volume titled "Instituzioni della Chirurgia," ca. 1600-1650, a transcription of the text, [n.d.], and an annotated English translation typescript of the text, [n.d.]. The manuscript volume is divided into four parts: Institutes of Surgery; Phisology (labelled Part I); On Pathology (labelled Part II); and On Therapeutics (labelled Part III). Each part contains a preface and chapters. The chapters in the first part are Origin of medicine, On surgery...
Dates: circa 1600-1650

J. W. Brooks notes on the lectures of Henry Cline

Identifier: MSS 2/179
Scope and Contents Notes taken by J. W. Brooks on lectures, numbered 1-9 on surgery and 1-2 on bandaging, delivered by Henry Cline, possibly at St. Thomas’ Hospital, London, circa 1780. Subjects include sutures and surgical procedures for tumors of breast and hernias.
Dates: circa 1780

Jacob Price notes on the lectures of Thomas D. Mütter

Identifier: MSS 2/081
Scope and Contents Price’s notes are interleaved with Thomas D. Mütter’s Syllabus of the course of lectures on principles and practice of surgery (Philadelphia, 1847) and expand on printed text. Notes occur in chronological order from 23 October 1848 through 22 February 1849 and consider inflammation, wounds, diseases of bones and joints, abdominal wounds, syphilis, and amputation. There are also a few pages of Price’s review notes, dated February [1849?].
Dates: 1847 - 1894

Jacob Solis-Cohen papers

Identifier: MSS 2/046
Scope and Contents The John Solis Cohen papers consist of five collections. This first collection contains correspondence, addresses, and published and unpublished manuscripts of articles and textbooks documenting J. Solis Cohen's research, labors, and concerns in the fields of laryngology and tuberculosis throughout most of his professional career. The other four collections consist of three volumes of scrapbooks the case of Emperor Frederick III of Germany and seven volumes of lecture notes.For a...
Dates: 1856 - 1922

James Oliver ledger and notes on lectures from Rutgers Medical College

Identifier: MSS 2/286
Scope and Contents Notes taken by James Oliver, 1829, on lectures at Rutgers Medical College. Includes notes on David Hosack on institutes and practice of medicine, William MacNeven on materia medica, and Valentine Mott on surgery. Also includes ledger of Ulster Co., N.Y., farm accounts, 1853-1861.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1829 - 1861; Majority of material found within 1861

James Snow medical notebook

Identifier: MSS 2/245
Scope and Contents Contains James R. Snow’s prescriptions and recipes for common ailments and notes on lectures of Austin Flint on practice of medicine and Frank Hastings Hamilton on surgery from the Medical Dept. of University of Buffalo, circa 1848.
Dates: circa 1848

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