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Autobiographies

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Catharine Macfarlane typescript autobiography

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Identifier: MSS 2/092
Scope and Contents Unbound original typescript autobiography, [ca. 1957], with occasional manuscript emendations by Catharine Macfarlane. Autobiography discusses Macfarlane’s education and appointments at Woman’s Medical College of Philadelphia, conditions at Woman’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and her work on treatment of uterine cancer and cancer prevention.
Dates: circa 1957

Henry Baird papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/003
Scope and Contents Recounts Henry W. Baird’s life and career in neurological research in series of letters addressed to his son, Douglas Gordon Baird, 19841985, to describe "how I happened to write the papers which include my name as author." Also includes biographical information, curriculum vitae, and bibliography. Baird describes his career through his published writings and recounts work with Ernest A. Spiegel in electroencephalography, pediatric neurology, and drug therapy for brain and neurological...
Dates: 1984 - 1985

Robley Dunglison autobiographical ana

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Identifier: MSS 437
Overview Robley Dunglison was born in Keswick, England, on 4 January 1798. He attended the Royal College of Surgeons in 1818, received a license as surgeon apothecary from the Society of Apothecaries, and began practice in 1819. In 1823, he received an M.D. from the University of Erlangen. From 1823 to 1833, Dunglison was professor of medicine at the University of Virginia; from 1833 to 1836, he was professor of medicine at the University of Maryland. In 1836, he came to Philadelphia to become...
Dates: circa 1852-1862

Walter Freeman autobiography

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Identifier: MSS 2/014-02
Scope and Contents Unbound typescript autobiography of Walter Freeman, written 1961-1970, discussing Freeman’s life, Keen and Freeman families, his father, Walter J. Freeman, and Freeman’s work in neurology, neuropathology, psychosurgery, and schizophrenia. Notable subjects are: Freeman’s work and disagreement with James W. Watts on prefrontal and transorbital lobotomy; the second International Neurological Congress (1935); Freeman’s follow-up studies of lobotomy patients; establishment of the El Camino Hospital...
Dates: 1961 - 1970