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Abraham Myerson papers and family research records

Collection Identifier: H MS c425
Overview: The Abraham Myerson papers and family research records, 1908-2013 (inclusive), 1921-1974 (bulk), are primarily the product of Abraham Myerson’s professional, research, and publishing activities over the course of his career as a neurologist, practicing psychiatrist, and author in Boston, Massachusetts. The papers are arranged in two series: I. Abraham Myerson Papers, 1908-2013, undated; and II. Family Research Records, 1925-2013.

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.

Edward Peirson Richardson, Jr. papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c242
Overview: The Edward Peirson Richardson, Jr. papers, 1898-1998, document Richardson's career as a neurologist and neuropathologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital and as Bullard Professor of Neuropathology at Harvard Medical School.

E.E. Southard papers

Collection Identifier: GA 81
Overview: The E.E. Southard papers, 1892-1940 (inclusive), 1905-1920 (bulk), reflect the late-career work of E.E. (Elmer Ernest) Southard (1876-1920), a neuropathologist and pathologist for the state of Massachusetts. Southard was the administrator for the first psychopathic department at the Boston State Hospital and worked with Myrtelle Canavan (1879-) and Mary Jarrett (1877-1961) to develop the field of psychiatric social work. He was also Chief Pathologist for the Massachusetts state asylum system,...

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. The...

James Bourne Ayer papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c239
Overview: The James Bourne Ayer papers, 1788-1960, document the professional and personal life of the James Jackson Putnam Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, and Chief of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Also included are diaries, correspondence, financial ledgers and notes of father and grandfather, James Ayer and James Bourne Ayer, both physicians.

Marjorie B. Lees papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c310
Overview: Marjorie Berman Lees was a neurological researcher whose early work in the laboratory of Jordi Folch-Pi resulted in the discovery of a novel chloroform-methanol soluble protein. In her later career, she focused on the structure and function of myelin and the proteolipid proteins. The collection reflects her work as a researcher and a teacher at Dartmouth Medical School, Harvard Medical School, and the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Records include correspondence, slides,...

Norman Geschwind papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c435
Overview: The Norman Geschwind papers, 1872-2009 (inclusive), 1968-1984 (bulk), are the product of Geschwind's activities as a neurologist, researcher, writer, and professor.

Paul Ivan Yakovlev papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c546
Overview: The Paul Ivan Yakovlev papers, 1912-1983, are the product of Yakovlev's activities as a researcher, author, curator of the Warren Anatomical Museum, and professor at Harvard Medical School.

Salpêtrière Hospital records

Collection Identifier: H MS c30
Overview: Consists of approximately 16,800 glass plate negatives, original negative enclosures, photographic indices, and a small number of prints produced by the Photographic Service of the Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France between 1880 and 1942, the bulk of which date between 1900 and 1919, as well as one legal document box (.5 cubic feet) of notes, lectures, case histories, and pen drawings created by Salpêtrière Hospital staff between 1859 and 1893. Records concern patients with physical and mental...