Hedley-Whyte, E. Tessa. Dissection kit owned and used by E. Tessa Hedley-Whyte, 1956-2010, 1956-1980
Kit is a tied roll of canvas with inside pocket-inserts holding a variety picks, scissors, and tweezers, before 1959.
- Hedley-Whyte, E. Tessa (Person)
Language of Materials
Object labels, inscriptions, etc. are primarily in English.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The kit was given to E. Tessa Hedley-Whyte when she was a senior in high school to dissect rodents. Hedley-Whyte kept the kit and used in again in medical school. E. Tessa Hedley White papers, H MS c320 donated to the Harvard Medical Library by Hedley-White on April 21, 2016 and May 26, 2016 (Acc. #2016-168). Dissection kit was separated from the papers and transferred to the Warren Anatomical Museum.
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