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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...

Elizabeth D. Hay papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c274
Overview: Elizabeth D. (Dexter) Hay (1927-2007), B.A., 1948, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts; M.D., 1952, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, was Chair of the Department of Anatomy (later the Department of Cell Biology) at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, and the first woman to be made a full professor in a preclinical department at Harvard Medical School. The Hay papers reflect Hay’s work as a cell biologist and related professional activities, including...

Harris Peyton Mosher photographs of anatomical preparations

Collection — Box: 01Identifier: H MS c606
Scope and Contents:

Twenty albumen photographs depicting anatomical preparations of decapitated human heads in various stages of dissection. Images vary in size and are mounted uniformly on 14x11 inch mats, many bearing Mosher's name. Some photographs are labeled and accompanied by detailed description written directly on the mat. Included are images depicting the surgical technique known as Killian's Operations and examples of the Nasal Turbinates.

Howard Stanley Yaffee anatomy lecture notes

Collection — Box: Small Manuscript Collections 01Identifier: H MS c586
Content Description:

Consists of one bound notebook labeled "Anatomy Lectures" containing notes taken by Howard Yaffee while attending lectures in gross anatomy and neuroanatomy at Harvard Medical School between 1947 and 1948; lecture schedules are stapled at the front of the volume.

Jeffries Wyman papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c12
Overview: The Jeffries Wyman papers, 1826-1936 (inclusive), 1849-1874 (bulk) are the product of Wyman's research, teaching, professional, and publishing activities throughout his career as a naturalist and scientific researcher with positions as the Hersey Professor of Anatomy at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; curator of what is now the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University; curator of the Lowell Institute, Boston; and as a professor of anatomy and...

Wyman family archive

Collection Identifier: HUM 271
Overview: The collection documents five generations of the Wyman family, as well as the Morrill and Whitney families. It contains correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, notes, diaries, and financial documents, providing a view of New England daily life in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The bulk of the collection relates to Rufus Wyman (1810-1870), Jeffries Wyman (1814-1874), Jeffries Wyman (1864-1941), Jeffries Wyman (1901-1995), and Anne Cabot Wyman (1929-2014) and families. Financial...