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COLLECTION — Box: Small Manuscript Collections 01 Identifier: H MS c414

Robert Latou Dickinson illustrations of female pelvic and reproductive organs for Tampax Incorporated

Scope and Contents

8.5 inch x 11 inch double-sided, laminated, color teaching illustration of the female pelvic organs and female reproductive organs. Item belonged to obstetrician-gynecologist Joseph J. Weyer (1908-1994) who practiced in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Illustrations were prepared by Robert Latou Dickinson (1861-1950) and published by the Educational Department, Tampax Incorporated, New York, New York (undated).


  • undated


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0.01 cubic feet (1 file folder)

Biographical Note

Joseph J. Weyer (1908-1994), M.D., 1932, State University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, was an obstetrician-gynecologist who practiced in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Biographical Note

Robert Latou Dickinson (1861-1950) was an obstetrician and gynecologist, sex researcher, anatomist, author, and artist. Dickinson worked with Margaret Sanger in promoting contraception and was also known for his medical illustrations and work with Abram Belskie developing anatomical models.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifted to the Harvard Medical Library by Nancy A. (Weyer) Kuehn in 2022 (Accession #2013-125).

Processing Information

Processed by Marco Lanier in December 2022, with updates by Charlotte Lellman in March 2023. Collection was processed according to Level 1 protocol.

Dickinson, Robert Latou, 1861-1950. Illustrations of female pelvic and reproductive organs for Tampax Incorporated, undated: Finding Aid
Marco Lanier, Charlotte Lellman
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