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COLLECTION Identifier: H MS c2

Lyman Spalding papers

Spalding, Lyman, 1775-1821, A.L. to [ ], 1 side (4 pages), undated Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence to an unidentified recipient concerning methods of femur extension Spalding had used. He includes step-by-step instructions and a sketch of an instrument used in the procedure.

Spalding, Lyman, 1775-1821, A.L.s. to College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Western District (Standing Committee); Fairfield, N.Y., 9 sides (9 pages), 1810 December 22, 1810 December 22 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence to the Standing Committee of Fairfield Academy regarding the committee's invitation to Spalding to serve as a professor of Anatomy, Physiology, and Surgery at a medical college that was to be established at the school. Spalding writes that he would consider the appointment if the salary was respectable, and he further suggests measures the committee can take to ensure the success of Fairfield Medical College, including creating several different professorships, sending professors...

[Hyde de Neuville, Jean-Guillaume] MS.L. to Lyman Spalding; Washington, 1 side (1 page), 1819 December 17, 1819 December 17 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence from Jean-Guillaume, Baron Hyde de Neuville (1776-1857), the French ambassador to the United States, regarding Spalding's publication on the treatment of rabies with skullcap, which he promises to forward to the Medical School of Paris.

Jenner, Catherine, A.L.s. To Lyman Spalding; Berkeley, Eng., 1 side (2 pages), 1810 February 3, 1810 February 3 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence from Catherine Jenner, the daughter of Edward Jenner, who writes her father has been in low spirits, but will respond to a communication from Spalding when he is able.

Jenner, Edward, 1749-1823, A.L.s. to Lyman Spalding; Berkeley, Eng., 1 side (4 pages), 1805 November 12, 1805 November 12 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence from Dr. Edward Jenner, the English physician who pioneered smallpox vaccination, thanking Spalding for sending him bills of mortality from Portsmouth. Jenner also writes that he is cautioning physicians who administer vaccinations to closely monitor the pustules that develop, as there had been increasing instances of spurious matter being used, leaving patients unprotected from smallpox. Also includes a handwritten copy of the letter in ink.

Larrey, Dominique Jean, baron, 1766-1842, A.L.s. to Lyman Spalding , 1 side (4 pages), 1820 June 3, 1820 June 3 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence from French surgeon Dominique Jean Larrey containing his thoughts on Spalding's publication on the use of skullcap in treating rabies. In French, with a manuscript translation into English.

Lordat, Jacques, 1773-1870, A.L.s. to Lyman Spalding; Montpelier, France, 1 side (4 pages), 1819 September 5, 1819 September 5 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence from French physician and medical writer Jacques Lordat thanking Spalding for translating his publication on hemorrhaging into English, and praising Spalding's own published work on the subject. In French