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Albigence Waldo papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c21
Overview:

The Albigence Waldo papers, 1768-1793 (inclusive), undated, contain correspondence from doctors and patients regarding cases Albigence Waldo (1750-1794) was treating; a manuscript describing his service in the American Revolutionary War; medical observations, prescriptions, and student notes; and medical bills.

American Academy of Dental Science records

Collection Identifier: H MS c512
Overview:

The American Academy of Dental Science records reflect the work and administration of the Academy, founded 1867 in Boston, Massachusetts, as a professional organization for dentists. Records include correspondence, member photographs, membership ledgers, and minute books including notes from meetings through the nineteenth century into the 1960s.

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.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital records

Collection Identifier: BWH c1
Overview:

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital records are the product of the hospital’s administrative, fundraising, publication, and public relations activities, the bulk of which cover the years 1980 through 2000. The collection is open-ended and new records are added as they are acquired.

Carl W. Walter papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c150
Overview:

Records in the Carl W. Walter Papers were created by Walter during the course of his career as a medical researcher, founder of Fenwal Laboratories, and member of the Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, faculty. The collection includes: correspondence, photographs, film reels, speeches, meeting minutes, notebooks, and research files.

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...

D. DeForrest Douglass papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c531
Overview:

The papers consist of correspondence and financial documentation reflecting the family life and professional work of Darwin DeForrest Douglass, an artificial limb designer and maker.

Dennis L. Kasper papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c404
Overview: The Dennis L. Kasper papers, 1971-2013, are the product of Kasper’s professional, research, and publishing activities throughout his career. The papers are arranged in six series: I. Correspondence files, 1976-2012, undated; II. Research records, 1971-2012, undated; III. Professional activities records, 1977-2013, undated; IV. Administrative records, 1973-2010, undated; V. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine records, 1991-2011; and VI. Writings and...

Eva Neer papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c391
Overview: The Eva Neer papers, 1960-2000 (inclusive), 1980-1999 (bulk) consist of records created and collected by Eva Neer (1937-2000) throughout the course of her career as a researcher in biochemistry and cytology. Neer held positions at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Biochemistry and at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the cardiovascular division. Together with David Clapham, she was responsible for the discovery of which G protein α subunit activated the ion channel responsible for...

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...

Ezekiel Goddard Dodge papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c16
Overview: The Ezekiel Goddard Dodge papers, 1789-1819 (inclusive), undated, contain correspondence from Ezekiel Dodge (1765-1819), a physician in Thomaston, Maine, to his sister and brother-in-law, Mehetable and Nathaniel Cushing, and nephew Ezekiel Dodge Cushing, and financial records, including an itemized apothecary bill and a promissory note. The collection also includes the correspondence of Dodge family members, and an abbreviated, undated genealogical sketch of Ezekiel Dodge and Mehetable...

Hall Jackson papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c14
Overview:

The Hall Jackson papers, 1771-1810 (inclusive), undated, principally consist of correspondence from Hall Jackson (1739-1797) between 1771 and 1790 to his patients and other physicians regarding medical cases and remedies. There is also a small number of nineteenth century records generated by Dr. William Perry (1788-1887), a Harvard College and Harvard Medical School graduate who was in possession of the Jackson papers.

Harold Amos papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c476
Overview: The Harold Amos papers, 1951-2003, are the product of Amos’s professional, research, and teaching activities throughout his career. Amos is known for his research into bacterial metabolism and animal and bacterial virology, including the use of bacterial RNA to program higher cell protein synthesis, enzyme inductions, insulin, serum, temperature effects, ribosomes, phosphoproteins, RNA metabolism, as well as glucose starvation and glycerol and hexose metabolism. The papers are arranged in...

Henry Pickering Bowditch papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c5
Overview:

H. P. (Henry Pickering) Bowditch (1840-1911) established the first physiological laboratory at Harvard Medical School and taught at the school for 35 years. The collection consists mainly of correspondence but also includes family research records, personal papers including military records, lectures, writings, and manuscript materials.

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).

James Jackson Putnam papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c4
Overview: The James Jackson Putnam papers consist of records either created or collected by Putnam during his life or collected by his widow, Marian Cabot Putnam, after his death. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, most of it either from or to James Jackson Putnam. Correspondents include members of the Putnam, Morse, Shattuck, Cabot, and Jackson families as well as Sigmund Freud, Ernest Jones, Carl Jung, Boris Sidis, and Morton Prince, among other medical colleagues in the United States and...

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...

John B. Little papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c302
Overview: Records in the collection were created or collected by John B. Little during the course of his professional and research activities at Harvard Medical School, the Harvard School of Public Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Record types include correspondence, reports, grant applications, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, meeting minutes, agendas, photographs, contact sheets, negatives, slides, 3.5” and 5.5” diskettes, and X-rays. Topics include student activism at Harvard during the...

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.

John E. Hoopes papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c407
Overview: The John E. Hoopes papers, 1940-2012 (inclusive) are the product of Hoopes's professional, research, writing, teaching, and administrative activities throughout his career. The materials result from his time as an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery and later Chairman, Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and founding Chairman of the Johns Hopkins Gender Identity Clinic as well as the Chairman, Plastic Surgery Division, Washington University School of Medicine,...

Katherine Rodgers Denckla collection of records about George C. Cotzias

Collection Identifier: H MS c184
Overview:

The Katherine Rodgers Denckla collection of records about George C. Cotzias, 1960-1979 (inclusive), consists of writings and publications collected by Denckla related to Cotzias' research on Parkinson’s disease and its treatment using L-dopa, a drug Cotzias developed. Denckla was a princial funder of Cotzia's research.

Lyman Spalding papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c2
Overview: The Lyman Spalding papers, 1798-1912 (inclusive), 1798-circa 1820 (bulk), contain correspondence of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, physician Lyman Spalding (1775-1821) with medical colleagues concerning public health issues, patient case histories, and his appointments and lecturing. Topics covered include smallpox vaccination and requests for cowpox matter, treatment of rabies and other diseases, his medical practice in New Hampshire, establishing a national Pharmacopœia, and exchange of bills...

Lyman Spalding papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c2
Overview: The Lyman Spalding papers, 1793-1965 (inclusive), 1793-1820 (bulk), contain correspondence of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, physician Lyman Spalding (1775-1821), his lecture notes on anatomy and surgery, Spalding's patient case histories and case reports, essays on medicine and meteorology, and tickets of admission to medical lectures at Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania. There are also botanical specimens Spalding collected in Portsmouth, and a small amount of twentieth century...