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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 pertaining...

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); VI....

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.