Box Small Collections 01
Contains 20 Collections and/or Records:
Raquel E. Cohen papers Digital
Content Description: Records created and collected by Raquel E. Cohen including records related to her acceptance into the first class of women at Harvard Medical School in 1945, news clippings and letters related to Cohen's professional activities, and writings. Also includes an archived copy of the website, "Raquel Cohen, MD, MPH: Mental Health Information in Disasters" (raquelcohendisaster.com) captured in 2018. The website consists of biographical information on Cohen, resources on psychosocial...
Content Description: Carte de visite of Albert Jones Bellows, M.D., taken at the studio of James Wallace Black, 163 Washington St., Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1868. Pencil inscription on reverse reads, "Dr. Bellows, Roxbury, Mass."
Content Description: Two manuscript character readings conducted by T. M. Downes, Esq: "The Phrenological Development of the Revd H. Pigott" and "The Phrenological Development of Mrs. H. Pigott."
Content Description: Two copies of the program from the Centennial Dinner Meeting of the Cambridge Medical Improvement Society, held in Boston, Massachusetts on May 9, 1968. One copy is autographed by guest speakers Paul Dudley White and Christiaan N. Barnard.
Content Description: Undated letter, probably circa 1812, from Sir Astley Cooper addressed to The Reverend Dr. Burney of Greenwich [England], probably Charles Burney Jr (1757-1817), declining an invitation to dinner. Accompanied by a handwritten transcription of the letter created by Gerald Shklar.
Content Description: Letter from James Paget, 8 November 1872, to an unknown recipient confirming a meeting at 58 Eaton Place, London, England, for the following day.
Content Description: Consists of a series of five pamphlets published by the Roche Laboratories Professional Services Department between 1968 and 1969. Pamphlets are titled: 1. Walter B. Cannon: the "fight or flight" principle; 2. Hans Elye: the concept of "stress"; 3. Franz Alexander: physiologic concomitants of psychic conflict; 4. Franz Alexander (part II): the measurements of psychophysiologic reactions - "stressor films"; 5. Tom's Fistula/The Influence of emotions on gastric function. Stewart Wolf & Harold...
Overview: The William Townsend Porter papers, 1851-1955, undated, provide a record of Porter's administrative, teaching, and research activities at Harvard Medical School, the establishment and operation of the Harvard Apparatus Company, and his personal life.
Scope and Contents: Consists of records related to research on phosphorous and red blood cells conducted by Charles Barber Mueller during his Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship in Biochemistry at Harvard Medical School in 1947. This research resulted in two 1951 publications in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, co-authored by Mueller and A. Baird Hastings: "The Rate of Transfer of Phosphorus Across the Red Blood Cell Membrane" and "Glycolysis and Phosphate Fractions of Red Blood Cells."
Content Description: Consists of three letters to Judith Kruger. In a letter from Robert E. Gross, dated 25 June 1982, Gross explains his receipt of Kruger's letter via Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Gross alludes to Kruger's recovery from an "open ductus," and he also expresses satisfaction that more surgeons are performing procedures to correct congenital conditions. He also mentions his time working with David Halbersleben at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston,...