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Alexander Forbes papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c22
Overview: The Alexander Forbes papers, 1827, 1835, 1848-1978 (inclusive), 1910-1946 (bulk), are the product of Forbes' teaching and research activities in the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical School. The bulk of the collection falls between 1910 and 1946, and consists of Forbes' correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, and notes resulting from his reseach on neurophysiology and electrophysiology. The collection also includes correspondence, reports, notes, documents, journals, logs, maps,...

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...

Janet W. McArthur papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c326
Overview: The Janet W. McArthur papers are the product of McArthur’s career as a professor of, and researcher in, gynecology and endocrinology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital from 1943 to 1984.

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...

Leona Baumgartner papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c305
Overview: Leona Baumgartner (1902-1991), A.B., 1923, University of Kansas; M.A., 1925, University of Kansas; Ph.D., 1932, Yale University; M.D., 1934, Yale University, was the first female Commissioner of Public Health for New York City, 1954 to1962, and later became an Assistant Director of the Agency for International Development, a position she held until 1965. She was named Visiting Professor of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, in 1966, where she served until her retirement in 1972.

Mary Ellen Avery papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c201
Overview: The Mary Ellen Avery papers, 1929-2002, consist of personal and professional correspondence, teaching materials, professional activities records, grant records, articles and drafts, lectures and speeches, diaries, photographs, and other records from Avery's life and career as a pediatrician in: Boston, Massachusetts; Montreal, Quebec; and Baltimore, Maryland and as a professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, Boston, where she was the first woman to chair a major department. She was the...

Walter Bradford Cannon papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c40
Overview: The Walter Bradford Cannon papers, 1873-1945 (inclusive), 1881-1945 (bulk) record Cannon's administrative, research, and professional activities while George Higginson Professor of Physiology and Chair of the Department at Harvard Medical School. The collection consists of correspondence, research data, manuscripts, lecture notes, and meeting minutes resulting from Cannon's administrative and committee work at Harvard Medical School, his professional activities on behalf of refugees and other...

Waterhouse family papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c17
Overview: Waterhouse family papers, 1780-1894 (inclusive), 1811-1818 (bulk) principally consist of the correspondence of Benjamin Waterhouse (1754-1846) and John Fothergill Waterhouse (1791-1817) with family members. Also included are medical, subject, and lecture notes; writings; a journal; and a biography of Benjamin Waterhouse.