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FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection Identifier: MC 178; M-145
Minutes, correspondence, reports, etc., of the New England Women's Club, one of the oldest women's clubs in the United States.
Overview: The William Heberden papers, 1740-1786 (inclusive), contain manuscripts by English physician William Heberden (1710-1801) about the use of amulets and magic in medicine, a lecture on the medicinal uses of plants, and notes and prescriptions. Also includes correspondence addressed to Heberden from Stephen Hales (1677-1761), who reports his successful use of ventilators on ships and discusses the evils of strong liquor; a few letters of others concerning cure for bladder stones; obituaries;...