Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 373
Overview Dr. Abraham Ornsteen’s medical notes and medical school pictures comprise the Abraham Ornsteen Papers collection. A Philadelphia neurologist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Abraham Ornsteen (September 30, 1894-April 28, 1978) gained notoriety for his clinical instruction which included some of the earliest medical instruction videos. This collection includes Dr. Ornsteen’s neurological notes, as well as class and professional portraits. This collection was discovered during...
Dates: 1915 - 1929
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