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A. Clifford Barger papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c478
Overview: The A. Clifford Barger papers reflect the professional and personal work of Clifford Barger (1917-1996), a research physiologist who spent his career at Harvard Medical School. Barger’s research interests focused on the cardiovascular and renal systems; he was involved in research which did much to elucidate the mechanisms by which sufferers from certain cardiac disorders retain fluids. The collection includes correspondence, publications files, research records, and administrative...

Arthur B. Pardee papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c372
Overview:

The Arthur B. Pardee papers, 1949-2001, are the product of Pardee’s professional, research, teaching, and publishing activities throughout the course of his career. The papers are arranged in three series: I. Research Notes, 1949-1992; II. Slides, 1975-2001, undated; and III. Electronic Records, 1991-2001, undated.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital records

Collection Identifier: BWH c1
Overview:

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital records are the product of the hospital’s administrative, fundraising, publication, and public relations activities, the bulk of which cover the years 1980 through 2000. The collection is open-ended and new records are added as they are acquired.

C. Miller Fisher papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c230
Overview:

Records in this collection were created by Charles Miller Fisher during his practice as a neurologist in Montreal, Canada, and Boston, Massachusetts. The collection includes patient notes and records, research notes, manuscript drafts, X-rays, slides, photographs, and memorabilia. Topics in the collection include dementia, transient ischemic attack, normal pressure hydrocephalus, transient monocular blindness, stroke, hemiplegia, headache, vasospasm, and arterial dissection.

Carl W. Walter papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c150
Overview:

Records in the Carl W. Walter Papers were created by Walter during the course of his career as a medical researcher, founder of Fenwal Laboratories, and member of the Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, faculty. The collection includes: correspondence, photographs, film reels, speeches, meeting minutes, notebooks, and research files.

Carol C. Nadelson papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c394
Overview: The Carol C. (Cooperman) Nadelson papers are the product of Nadelson's activities as a psychiatrist and medical educator who held academic appointments at Harvard Medical School, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Simmons College, and hospital appointments at Beth Israel Hospital, Cambridge Hospital, and Children’s Hospital Boston. The collection reflects Nadelson’s work with women’s health issues, particularly women’s mental health, between the 1970s and the 2000s. Topics include the...

Cecil Kent Drinker papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c165
Overview:

The Cecil Kent Drinker Papers, 1898-1958, contains Drinker's personal records, World War II research records, professional activities records, and administrative records from his tenures as a faculty member and Dean of Harvard School of Public Health.

David Dickinson Potter papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c542
Overview: The David Dickinson Potter papers, 1859-2014 (inclusive), 1958-2014 (bulk) consist of papers, as well as some electronic media, film, slides, photographs, and photographic negatives, produced as a result of Potter’s professional activities as a neurobiologist and teacher in the Harvard Medical School Department of Neurobiology, and from his work as a mentor and advocate for underrepresented students at Harvard Medical School. The collection also includes records from Potter’s work...

Dennis L. Kasper papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c404
Overview: The Dennis L. Kasper papers, 1971-2013, are the product of Kasper’s professional, research, and publishing activities throughout his career. The papers are arranged in six series: I. Correspondence files, 1976-2012, undated; II. Research records, 1971-2012, undated; III. Professional activities records, 1977-2013, undated; IV. Administrative records, 1973-2010, undated; V. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine records, 1991-2011; and VI. Writings and...

Dwight E. Harken papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c118
Overview:

The Dwight E. Harken papers, 1911-1993 (inclusive), 1940-1975 (bulk), are the product of Harken’s activities as a surgeon, researcher, administrator, lecturer, consultant, and contributing member of national organizations, as conducted throughout his professional appointments, including Clinical Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston.

E. Tessa Hedley-Whyte papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c320
Overview: E. Tessa Hedley-Whyte (1937-) is an anatomic pathologist, neuropathologist, Harvard Medical School professor (1991-), and researcher for organizations such as the Alzheimer Disease Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Her papers (1956-2006) are the product of her teaching activities and research and clinical interests in brain tumors, pituitary tumors, neurodegenerative disorders, and immunohistochemistry, and include lectures and writings, professional correspondence...

Felix Fleischner papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c57
Overview:

The Felix Fleischner papers, 1919-1971 (inclusive), are the product of Fleischner’s activities as a radiologist, lecturer, consultant, and contributing member of national and international organizations, including the American Roentgen Ray Society and the New England Roentgen Ray Society.

Francine M. Benes papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c475
Overview: The papers reflect the professional work of Francine M. Benes, a research neuroscientist who focused her work on the neuropathology of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Benes did the bulk of her work at Harvard-affiliated institutions, primarily McLean Hospital and the Harvard Brain Tissue Research Center. Benes focused on the cellular examination of human brain tissue as a method to explore the course and effects of neurodegenerative disease, primarily schizophrenia and bipolar disorder....

George Cheever Shattuck papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c551
Overview:

The George Cheever Shattuck papers consist of records collected and created by Shattuck in the course of his lifetime. Shattuck was a physician specializing in tropical medicine and published a textbook on the subject in 1951. He accompanied and led expeditions in Africa, Central America, and South America, and was a member of Richard P. Strong’s 1915-1916 medical relief mission to Serbia.

Harold Amos papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c476
Overview: The Harold Amos papers, 1951-2003, are the product of Amos’s professional, research, and teaching activities throughout his career. Amos is known for his research into bacterial metabolism and animal and bacterial virology, including the use of bacterial RNA to program higher cell protein synthesis, enzyme inductions, insulin, serum, temperature effects, ribosomes, phosphoproteins, RNA metabolism, as well as glucose starvation and glycerol and hexose metabolism. The papers are arranged in...

Harvard Medical School affiliated hospitals images

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series number 00159
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, prints and other images portraying the affiliated hospitals of Harvard Medical School.

Harvard Medical School clubs and associations photographs

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series 00094
Overview:

The photographs described in this finding aid portray clubs and associations whose members are Harvard Medical School students, alumni, or faculty.

Harvard Medical School faculty (A-C) portraits

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02a, Series number 00137, 00138
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, prints and other images portraying faculty and staff members of Harvard Medical School.

Harvard Medical School faculty and staff (D-W) portraits

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02b, Series number 00137, 00138
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, prints and other images portraying faculty members of Harvard Medical School.

Henry Jacob Bigelow papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c439
Overview:

The Henry Jacob Bigelow papers, 1840s-1856 (inclusive), 1848-1855 (bulk), principally consist of draft and final or close to final draft medical illustrations, some accompanied by case or specimen notes. Drawings are in pencil, ink, and watercolor. Subjects include a wide variety of pathological conditions, mostly tumors, including epitheliomas, cheloids, cysts, and cancerous growths.

Henry Pickering Bowditch papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c5
Overview:

H. P. (Henry Pickering) Bowditch (1840-1911) established the first physiological laboratory at Harvard Medical School and taught at the school for 35 years. The collection consists mainly of correspondence but also includes family research records, personal papers including military records, lectures, writings, and manuscript materials.

Hermann Lisco papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c536
Overview:

The Hermann Lisco Papers, 1899–2000 (inclusive), 1940-1974 (bulk), are the product of Lisco’s professional, research, teaching, publishing, and personal activities and interests throughout the course of his career. The papers are arranged in four series: I. Correspondence, 1921-1999, II. Research records, 1899-1992, III. Professional records, 1936-1994, IV. Personal papers, 1909-2000.

Howard H. Hiatt papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c314
Overview: Records in the Howard H. Hiatt papers were created by Hiatt during the course of his career as Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Physician-in-Chief at Beth Israel Hospital from 1941 to 2001. The collection also includes records of Hiatt’s activities as a physician, researcher, educator, medical school administrator, and contributing member of national and international professional health care boards and foundations. His early...

Irene E. Kochevar papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c575
Overview:

The Irene E. Kochevar papers, 1971-2015 (inclusive) consist of records produced during Kochevar’s professional career as a photoscientist researching the effects of light and its applications for tissue repair, at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. The collection also includes records from her consulting work, patents, grant applications, and professional activities.

James Payton Leake student notes

Collection Identifier: H MS c588
Scope and Contents: Consists of records created by James Payton Leake during his tenure as a student at Harvard Medical School, including: 13 volumes of notes taken on blank paper representing lectures given by Harvard Medical School faculty between 1903 and 1907 with date and lecturer noted by Leake; 1 print volume for "Course of Materia Medica" in the Department of Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School with extensive annotation by Leake; 2 volumes of "Outlines of Medical Diagnosis. Prepared for the Use of...