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Elinor Kamath papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c306
Overview: The Elinor Kamath papers, 1838-1987 (inclusive), 1956-1984 (bulk) are the product of Kamath’s research, writing, and professional activities during her career, particularly her her activities in the 1960s and 1970s as Research Associate with the Stanford University Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Palo Alto, California. Kamath's research focused on the events commonly referred to as the thalidomide disaster, in which pregnant women who took thalidomide to treat morning...

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).

Louis Tompkins Wright papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c56
Overview: The Louis Tompkins Wright papers, 1879, 1898, 1909-1997, consist of records pertaining to Wright's student years at Clark University, Atlanta, Georgia and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; internship and later career at the Harlem Hospital, New York, New York; political involvement in the NAACP and other groups, and desegregation advocacy; activities in various professional societies; and his medical practice in New York, New York. The bulk of the collection consists of...