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Benjamin Waterhouse papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c16
Overview: The Benjamin Waterhouse papers, 1738-1955 (inclusive), 1778-1837 (bulk), contain correspondence to Waterhouse from Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, Edward Jenner, Sylvanus Fansher, Peter Oliver, and others, frequently about smallpox vaccination; copies of Waterhouse's outgoing correspondence; manuscripts containing notes for lectures he delivered at Harvard Medical School and other places; his writings on medicine and botany; and some correspondence and manuscripts...

Benjamin Waterhouse papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c10
Overview:

The Benjamin Waterhouse papers, 1797-1829 (inclusive), consist of Waterhouse's (1754-1846) letters to colleagues, including Lyman Spalding (1775-1821), concerning smallpox inoculation and other medical topics. There are also copies of manuscript letters to the Harvard Corporation in which Waterhouse defends himself against allegations he was working against the interests of Harvard Medical School.

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.

Charles Wild papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c116
Overview:

The collection consists of records created and collected by Charles Wild during his practice as a homeopathic physician in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, during the first half of the nineteenth century. The collection also includes records created by one of Wild’s sons, Edward, who shared his father’s medical practice.

Cotton Tufts papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c30
Overview: The Cotton Tufts papers, 1751-1801 (inclusive), consist of the correspondence of physician Cotton Tufts (1732-1815) with his older brother, Simon Tufts (1727-1786), and other physicians, regarding medical matters, and the founding of a medical society in Massachusetts. Letters to Tufts pertain to the organization of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a meeting in 1785 of the Massachusetts Medical Society, among other topics. Also includes manuscripts by Tufts and a fragment of...

Erich Lindemann papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c219
Overview: The Erich Lindemann papers, 1885-1991 (inclusive), 1950-1974 (bulk), are the product of Lindemann’s professional, research, teaching, and publishing activities throughout the course of his career. The papers are arranged in nine series: I. Professional Appointments Files (1915-1978, undated); II. West End Research Project (1949-1975, undated); III. Professional Activities Files (1929-1974, undated); IV. Correspondence (1925-1974, undated); V. Writings and Publications (1922-1976, undated);...

Ezekiel Dodge Cushing papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c14
Overview: The Ezekiel Dodge Cushing papers, 1799-1828 (inclusive), undated, consist primarily of correspondence from Ezekiel Dodge Cushing (1790-1828), a Boston physician, to his parents, Mehetable and Nathaniel Cushing, and his sister Mehetable, regarding his studies at Harvard College and Dartmouth Medical School, his medical practice, family matters, and politics. It also contains legal and financial documents including Cushing's Harvard quarter bills, and documents related to his estate. There is...

Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine buildings and grounds, clubs and associations, departments, and subjects images

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series 00094, 00097, 00099, 00100
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, photomechanical prints, and color slides depicting the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, library personnel, and the Countway Library Associates.

Harvard Medical School buildings and grounds, Longwood Avenue Quadrangle images

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series 00097b
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, drawings, lanterns slides, negatives, postcards, and prints depicting the Harvard Medical School Quadrange and the Longwood Medical Area.

Harvard Medical School buildings and grounds, Vanderbilt Hall, and the Seeley G. Mudd Building images

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series 00097c
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, lantern slides, negatives, postcards, and prints portraying Vanderbilt Hall and the Seeley G. Mudd Building at Harvard Medical School.

Harvard School of Public Health. Harvard Prevention Research Center records

Record Group Identifier: RG P-DT08.01, Series 00598, 00599
Overview:

The Harvard School of Public Health Harvard Prevention Research Center records, 1992-2003 (inclusive), 1994-2003 (bulk), are the product of research projects and educational interventions developed and implemented by the HPRC under the direction of Steven L. Gortmaker, particularly the Planet Health curriculum and Play Across Boston. The records are arranged in two series: I. Planet Health Records (1992-1997); and II. Play Across Boston Records (2000-2003).

Henry Dean Moorman letter describing his experience at Boston City Hospital following the Cocoanut Grove Fire

Item Identifier: H MS c584
Content Description:

Consists of a handwritten letter from Henry Dean "Hank" Moorman, Jr. to his parents describing his experience at the Boston City Hospital on the morning following the Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire in November of 1942. Moorman was a Harvard Medical School student at the time of the fire and was likely serving as an intern at the Boston City Hospital.

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.

Hyman Morrison papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c339
Overview:

The Hyman Morrison papers (1899-1970) consist of personal and professional correspondence, records of research activity, and miscellaneous records from the career of Hyman Morrison as a physician, an active member of the Boston, Massachusetts Jewish and medical communities, and a medical historian.

Jacob Bigelow papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c25
Overview:

The Jacob Bigelow papers, 1770-1879 (inclusive), 1800-1879 (bulk), contain correspondence with Jacob Bigelow's (1786-1879) colleagues concerning botanical specimens, publication of the Pharmacopoeia of the United States from 1820 to 1831, and general medical matters. There is also correspondence with his family, including his parents, siblings, and his son, physician Henry Jacob Bigelow (1818-1890).

John Denison Hartshorn papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c50
Overview:

The John Denison Hartshorn papers, 1754-1786 (inclusive), undated, contain medical notes and patient cases recorded by John Denison Hartshorn (1736-1756) while he was apprenticed to Boston physician and apothecary shop owner Silvester Gardiner (1708-1786), in addition to poetry written by Hartshorn. There is also some correspondence and papers of other physicians and associates of Hartshorn and Gardiner.

Letter from Benjamin Alexander to Dr. Wessler regarding Beth Israel Hospital Medical Senior Staff Dinner

Item Identifier: H MS c502
Content Description:

1 page letter from Benjamin Alexander inviting Dr. Wessler to attend the Beth Israel Hospital Medical Senior Staff Dinner and detailing the agenda for that meeting.

Nahum Capen papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c23
Overview:

The Nahum Capen papers, 1783-1885 (inclusive), 1826-1885 (bulk), consist chiefly of letters addressed to Capen and to the firm of Marsh, Capen, and Lyon, requesting information on or discussing phrenology; concerning establishment and meetings of phrenological societies in Boston and elsewhere; and other professional matters. Also includes social invitations, letters of transmittal and recommendation, documents from phrenological societies, and Capen’s collection of autograph letters.

Newton C. Browder slides from a lecture on the treatment of Cocoanut Grove fire victims

Collection Identifier: H MS c539
Content Description:

Collection consists of 35mm slides and accompanying descriptive notes presented by Newton C. Browder in a lecture to the Red Cross on January 9, 1955. A majority of the slides depict the treatment and progress of a single patient at Boston City Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts between December 1942 and December 1952

Oliver Cope papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c177
Overview:

The Oliver Cope papers, 1891-1992 (inclusive), 1930-1991 (bulk), are the product of Cope’s professional, research, teaching, and publishing activities throughout the course of his career. The papers are arranged in five series: I. Professional Appointments Files (1922-1984, undated); II. Professional Activities Files (1928-1992, undated); III. Subject Files (1927-1990, undated); IV. Writings and Publications (1891-1988, undated); and V. Collected Publications (1933-1990, undated).

Robert B. Dixon papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c191
Scope and Contents: The Robert B. Dixon papers (1881-1943, bulk) consist primarily of records from Dixon’s work as a physician and as a medical examiner for the Royal Arcanum, a fraternal life insurance order. Records include: books recording the results of medical examinations; patient and prescribing ecords; photographs; writings by Dixon; a scrapbook of Royal Arcanum Bulletin articles by Dixon; Royal Arcanum meeting minutes; correspondence; medical certificates; and a volume of Suffolk District Medical...

Waterhouse family papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c17
Overview:

Waterhouse family papers, 1780-1894 (inclusive), 1811-1818 (bulk) principally consist of the correspondence of Benjamin Waterhouse (1754-1846) and John Fothergill Waterhouse (1791-1817) with family members. Also included are medical, subject, and lecture notes; writings; a journal; and a biography of Benjamin Waterhouse.

William Cranch Bond Fifield papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c3
Overview: The William Cranch Bond Fifield papers, 1626-1970 (inclusive), 1841-1896 (bulk), consist of letters from various correspondents regarding medical and surgical cases, treatment and remedies, Fifield's memberships and activities in medical societies, and his professional appointments, as well as papers and correspondence of his father, Dr. Noah Fifield, his brother, George Fordyce Fifield, and physician Cotton Tufts, admission cards to Harvard Medical School lectures, and assorted printed...