Canavan, Myrtelle M. (Myrtelle May), 1879-.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: The E.E. Southard papers, 1892-1940 (inclusive), 1905-1920 (bulk), reflect the late-career work of E.E. (Elmer Ernest) Southard (1876-1920), a neuropathologist and pathologist for the state of Massachusetts. Southard was the administrator for the first psychopathic department at the Boston State Hospital and worked with Myrtelle Canavan (1879-) and Mary Jarrett (1877-1961) to develop the field of psychiatric social work. He was also Chief Pathologist for the Massachusetts state asylum system,...
Overview: The Myrtelle M. Canavan papers, 1898-1945, are the result of Canavan's work as a bacteriologist, pathologist, researcher, and curator of the Warren Anatomical Museum at Harvard Medical School. The papers, including correspondence, notes, and photographs, record some of the earliest work in the field of neuropathology.