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SERIES Identifier: WAM001, c21104

Blake, Allen H., -1941. Otolaryngology instrument collection, formerly belonging to Allen H. Blake, Late 19th-century and early 20th-century

Content Description

Nine medical and scientific instruments


  • Late 19th-century and early 20th-century


Language of Materials

Object labels, inscriptions, etc. are primarily in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Warren Anatomical Museum objects are available for research access. Access is premised on the availability of space and staff to facilitate use. Contact Public Services for the Warren Anatomical Museum for more information.


9 objects

Biographical / Historical

Allen Hanson Blake (1881-1941), M.D., 1904, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, worked as a doctor in the Panama Canal Zone and was on the staff of the Somerville Hospital from 1910 to 1941. He specialized in radiology, and was a member of the Radiological Society of North America and the New England Roentgen Ray Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the museum by Allen H. Blake, likely between 1904 and 1941.

Processing Information

These objects were processed as part of the Warren Anatomical Museum's 2019 LEAN project "Maximizing Cataloging Output for the Warren Anatomical Museum Instrumentation Backlog Through Minimal Processing."

Repository Details

Part of the Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) Repository

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